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Old 01-31-2011, 10:29 AM
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Question icd9 influenza

Are there different ICD 9 codes for influenza a and influenza b ?
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Old 01-31-2011, 01:28 PM
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Codes for influenza a and influenza b are same...Influenza NOS-487.1 only...

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influenza a and influenza b same icd 487.1?
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Old 03-21-2013, 01:05 AM
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Smile Difference between Flu A and B

Influenza was first diagnosed in the 1930s and has since been classified into three types: A, B and C. Influenza C has never caused a major epidemic, but A and B each have. Also known as the flu, influenza is a highly contagious virus that can have severe complications. The two strands have different biological mechanisms but are largely similar, especially in the symptoms.


I'm using 487.1 for Influenza unspecified or Flu and 488.02 for type A and B. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Open for suggestions.
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