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Pyelonephritis with Bacteremia

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    How would I code Pyelonephritis with Bacteremia? I have 590.10 for pyelonephritis and 790.7 for bacteremia, but is there a code for the combo?


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    Default Pyelonephritis with Bacteremia
    Is it "acute"? Because with that information would be code 590.80, and 790.7. If you know what kind of organism is then you would use a "0" code such as Ecoli 041.4. Or if it is "syphilitic" would be 095.4.

    Gabriel Rafael Aponte, MBA, RN, CPC, COC, CIC, CRC, CPMA, CCC, CHONC, CCS, CCS-P, CDIP

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