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  1. Default bacteremia
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    Can anyone suggest a code for anaerobic bacteremia?

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    You need 2 codes. If you look up bacteremia, you get 790.7. The note in ICD directs you to use additional code to identify organism. So look up infection, anaerobes & you find 041.84.

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