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ICD 10 Code A22.2

Gastrointestinal anthrax

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Gastrointestinal anthrax caused by bacteria called Bacillus anthracis occurs when someone eats anthrax-tainted meat which is one of the three main routes. Symptoms of gastrointestinal anthrax usually develop within one week and can affect the mouth, esophagus, intestines, and colon. Symptoms may include nausea and vomiting (the vomit may include blood), anemia and bloody diarrhea.
  • A22.2 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A22.2 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A22.2


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A22.2:
  • Anthrax   A22.9
    • colitis   A22.2
    • gastrointestinal   A22.2
    • intestinal   A22.2
  • Colitis SeeAlso: Enteritis  K52.9
    • anthrax   A22.2

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 06
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Digestive System

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 371-373
      • 371 -- MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS & PERITONEAL INFECTIONS W MCC
      • 372 -- MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS & PERITONEAL INFECTIONS W CC
      • 373 -- MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS & PERITONEAL INFECTIONS W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 135
    • Description : Intestinal infection
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 9
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the digestive system
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 9.1
    • Level 2 Description : Intestinal infection [135.]

  • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
    ACSC

    A22.2 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    • Non-emergent - 0%
    • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
    • Unclassified 100%

Health Topic Realted To Gastrointestinal anthrax

Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a germ that lives in soil. Many people know about it from the 2001 bioterror attacks. In the attacks, someone purposely spread anthrax through the U.S. mail. This killed five people and made 22 sick. Anthrax is rare. It affects animals such as ...

Also called: Gastrointestinal diseasesWhen you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion. Your digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube. It runs from your mouth ...

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