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Old 01-31-2011, 10:29 AM
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Question icd9 influenza

Are there different ICD 9 codes for influenza a and influenza b ?
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Old 01-31-2011, 01:28 PM
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Hi,
Codes for influenza a and influenza b are same...Influenza NOS-487.1 only...

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influenza a and influenza b same icd 487.1?
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:05 AM
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Smile Difference between Flu A and B

Influenza was first diagnosed in the 1930s and has since been classified into three types: A, B and C. Influenza C has never caused a major epidemic, but A and B each have. Also known as the flu, influenza is a highly contagious virus that can have severe complications. The two strands have different biological mechanisms but are largely similar, especially in the symptoms.

http://www.ehow.com/about_5195791_di...luenza-b_.html

I'm using 487.1 for Influenza unspecified or Flu and 488.02 for type A and B. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Open for suggestions.
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