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Please help!!-I have to code

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    Hello,

    I have to code the following and cannot find Pseudonomas species anywhere!!

    (Acute bronchitis due to Pseudonomas species)

    I found Acute bronchitis 466.0 but it from there it doesn't direct me to the find the etiology of Pseudonomas nor it's the word is in the index.

    Can someone help?

    Thanks
    Pgomez

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    hmm..well, there's PNEUMONIA DUE TO PSEUDOMONAS 482.1 - but I can't find acute bronchitis due to pseudomonas......

    actually found more info- how about 466.19 Acute bronchiolitis due to other infections organisms (use additional code to identify organism) AND 041.85

    Pseudomonas aeruginosa is member of the Gamma Proteobacteria class of Bacteria. It is a Gram-negative, aerobic rod belonging to the bacterial family Pseudomonadaceae.

    does that help?
    Last edited by dmaec; 05-13-2009 at 04:19 PM. Reason: found more info
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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