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diagnosis-UTI

Rebeka Posted Tue 10th of June, 2014 18:03:59 PM

A patient comes in with dysuria and has a urinalysis that shows WBC and bacteria, A urine culture and it shows a UTI. I know the primary diagnosis is 599.0 but would the admitting be 788.1, dysuria? Thank you!

SuperCoder Answered Wed 11th of June, 2014 13:28:14 PM

Yes, you are right that admitting diagnosis would b 788.1, dysuria.

Thanks !!

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