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ICD 10 Code A48.4

Brazilian purpuric fever

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease affecting children, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Haemophilus aegyptius. This disease is characterized by fever, nausea, vomiting, purpuric lesions, and sepsis, that is preceded by conjunctivitis. Transmission may be by mechanical transmission from infected eye gnats, contact with discharge from infected individuals, or fomites used near the eyes. Confirmation is by identification of Haemophilus influenzae from blood.
  • A48.4 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 A48.4 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A48.4

    • Systemic Hemophilus aegyptius infection

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A48.4


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A48.4:
  • Fever   R50.9
    • Brazilian purpuric   A48.4
  • Infection, infected, infective   B99.9
    • Hemophilus
      • aegyptius, systemic   A48.4

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 18
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Infectious and Parasitic DDs (Systemic or unspecified sites)

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 867-869
      • 867 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W MCC
      • 868 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W CC
      • 869 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 3
    • Description : Bacterial infection; unspecified site
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 1
    • Level 1 Description : Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 1.1
    • Level 2 Description : Bacterial infection

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

    A48.4 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 Brazilian purpuric fever

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