ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R84.5

Abnormal microbiolog findings in specmn from resp org/thrx

Diagnosis Code R84.5

ICD-10: R84.5
Short Description: Abnormal microbiolog findings in specmn from resp org/thrx
Long Description: Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R84.5

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
      • Abnormal findings in specimens from resp org/thrx (R84)

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.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R84.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 947 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
  • 948 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Acid-fast bacilli in sputum
  • Acid-fast bacteria present
  • Breath test finding
  • Finding of presence of bacteria
  • Finding of presence of bacteria
  • Helicobacter breath test positive
  • Helicobacter pylori breath test finding
  • Inconclusive evaluation finding
  • Influenza A virus inconclusive
  • Influenza A virus not detected
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 2009 pandemic strain inconclusive
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 2009 pandemic strain not detected
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 inconclusive
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 not detected
  • Influenza A virus subtype H5 asian strain inconclusive
  • Influenza A virus subtype H5 inconclusive
  • Microbiologic culture of sputum positive
  • Nose swab culture positive
  • Sputum culture positive for Aspergillus
  • Sputum culture positive for extended beta lactamase producing Escherichia coli
  • Sputum culture positive for human respiratory syncytial virus
  • Sputum culture positive for Pseudomonas
  • Sputum evidence of infection
  • Sputum: eosinophilia
  • Sputum: tubercle on Z-N stain
  • Throat swab culture positive
  • Virus inconclusive
  • Virus not detected

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