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BK Viremia

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    Default BK Viremia
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    I'm looking for the correct coding of BK viremia. I'm leaning toward 790.8 (Viremia, unspecified) and 079.89 (other specified viral infection) My dilema is the 790.8. Should I use it or forgo it? Any assistance would be appreciated.

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    I would forgo the 790.8 since it is a less specified and a symptom code. 079.89 is an actual infection code so it is more specific. Just my opinion
    A.Dimmitt, CPC, CIRCC
    Durham, North Carolina

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    Thanks for your response.

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