ICD-10-CM Code for Resistance to antimicrobial drugs Z16

ICD-10 code Z16 for Resistance to antimicrobial drugs is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Resistance to antimicrobial drugs
Note: The codes in this category are provided for use as additional codes to identify the resistance and non-responsiveness of a condition to antimicrobial drugs.
Code first the infection
Excludes1: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection (A49.02)
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia (J15.212)
Sepsis due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (A41.02)
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