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Infectious dz coding help pls


Marietta, GA
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Doctor is consulted by the admitting doc to see pt in the hospital and brings back a card that says...
Sepsis syndrome/strep milleri
Infected sacral decubitus/mrsa

How would you code this? Sepsis, 995.91, says to code first the underlying infection...is this referring to an infection such as diverticulitis, uri, uti, or the actual bacteria name such as enterococcus, staph aureus and so on?

Does anyone know the ICD-9 code for strep milleri? At this point I am leaning toward 041.09, other streptococcus.

Your input is very much appreciated. Thank you.