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V83.81 is listed under " Genetic carrier status". I would say this code means the Mom is a carrier. I use V77.6 when screening for cystic fibrosis.
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Does V83.81 means the mother has the gene or is it a screening to see if she has the gene? I'm so confused please help.
Should I use V83.81 or V82.71???? For a CF screening on a pregnant wome... [ Read More ]
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