ICD 10 for Salmonella enteritis - Medical Coding Jobs and Career

Sunday, November 24, 2019

ICD 10 for Salmonella enteritis

ICD 10 for Salmonella enteritis

ICD 10 for Salmonella enteritis -> A02.0 – Salmonella enteritis

ICD 10

Salmonella Septicaemia


Localized salmonella infections


Other specified salmonella infections


Salmonella infection, unspecified

Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause food-borne illnesses. People infected with Salmonella can experience one or more of the following symptoms as Diarrhea, Fever, and Abdominal cramps between 12 and 72 hours after Salmonella infection caused. The illness usually stays between 4 to 7 days, and it can be recovered without treatment. But, in some cases, Salmonella cause very serious condition patient needs to be hospitalized in such situation.
The World Health Organization (WHO) officially announced Salmonella as one of four key global causes of diarrhea diseases.

As per Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Salmonella causes about 1.35 million illnesses, 26,500 hospitalizations, and 420 deaths.

It should be noted that Children are at the highest risk for Salmonella infection. Mostly Children's under the age of 5 years have higher rates of Salmonella infection than any other age group.

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