A38

icd
Non-Billable

Scarlet fever


Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
Excludes 2
1
  • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
  • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
A38streptococcal sore throat (J02.0)
Includes
1diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissibleA38scarlatina
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

A38icd
Scarlet fever
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Scarlet fever with other complications
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