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Influenza type A

codegirl0422

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Hello,

How would influenza type A be coded? I am not told Avian or H5N1. Would it be 487.1?
 
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Yes. 487.1 is correct if the physician does not provide specificity such as "novel", 2009 H1N1, etc. This is per Coding Clinic 4th quarter 2011.
 
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