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Code: Z16.12

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) resistance

Block: Resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16-Z16.39)

Details: Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) resistance

Code first the infection

Excludes1: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection (A49.02)
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in diseases classified elsewhere (B95.62)
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia (J15.212)
Sepsis due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (A41.02)

Guidelines: Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00-Z99)

Note: Z codes represent reasons for encounters. A corresponding procedure code must accompany a Z code if a procedure is performed. Categories Z00-Z99 are provided for occasions when circumstances other than a disease, injury or external cause classifiable to categories A00-Y99 are recorded as 'diagnoses' or 'problems'. This can arise in two main ways:
(a) When a person who may or may not be sick encounters the health services for some specific purpose, such as to receive limited care or service for a current condition, to donate an organ or tissue, to receive prophylactic vaccination (immunization), or to discuss a problem which is in itself not a disease or injury.
(b) When some circumstance or problem is present which influences the person's health status but is not in itself a current illness or injury.

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True Blue
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Is this correct> 041.3, 599.0.

Confused on Kleb ESBL, there's a code for Klebsiella pneumoniae 041.3. But is this correct.



Bangor, Maine
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That is what I would use...

Klebsiella pneumoniae is the type of species the infection is, so I would feel safe using it. JMO
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