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Old 09-13-2010, 12:02 PM
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Default Kleb ESBL+ UTI??

Is this correct> 041.3, 599.0.

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

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Old 09-17-2010, 08:03 AM
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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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