ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R82.79

Other abnormal findings on microbiolog examination of urine

Diagnosis Code R82.79

ICD-10: R82.79
Short Description: Other abnormal findings on microbiolog examination of urine
Long Description: Other abnormal findings on microbiological examination of urine
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R82.79

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
R82.79 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Abnormal findings on examination of urine, without diagnosis (R80-R82)
      • Other and unspecified abnormal findings in urine (R82)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • R82.7 - Abnormal findings on microbiological examination of urine

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