staph aureus Bacteremia

This is the Dx we have from MD with etiology unclear. we are doing IV Antibiotic... How Do we code this?

R78.81 & B95.61
R78.81 & A 49.01


  • I'm thinking that it should be R78.81, B95.61 as you do know based on the dx
    that the bacteria is in the bloodstream

    Arlene Poolman, RN
    Director of Clinical Services
    At Home Rehab

    The Professional Care YOU Deserve
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