Release 4 HL7 v3 Code System CompressionAlgorithm

Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: N/AExternal Use Context: Any

This code system ( is defined as part of HL7 v3.


Defining URL:
Title:v3 Code System CompressionAlgorithm


OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1009 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

Release Date: 2018-08-12

1BZ bzip bzip-2 compression format. See [] for more information.
1DF deflate The deflate compressed data format as specified in RFC 1951 [].
1GZ gzip A compressed data format that is compatible with the widely used GZIP utility as specified in RFC 1952 [] (uses the deflate algorithm).
1Z compress Original UNIX compress algorithm and file format using the LZC algorithm (a variant of LZW). Patent encumbered and less efficient than deflate.
1Z7 Z7 7z compression file format. See [] for more information.
1ZL zlib A compressed data format that also uses the deflate algorithm. Specified as RFC 1950 []