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Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012

Determinants for Autopsy after Unexplained Deaths Possibly Resulting from Infectious Causes, United States

Lindy LiuComments to Author , Laura S. Callinan, Robert C. Holman, and Dianna M. Blau
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 1

Excluded ICD-10 codes and cause-of-death categories for unexplained deaths possibly resulting from infectious causes, United States, 2003–2006*

ICD-10 code Cause-of-death category
B20-B24 HIV disease
C00-D48 Neoplasms
D73 (except D73.3) Diseases of spleen
D80-D89 Certain disorders involving immune mechanism
E10-E14 Diabetes mellitus
F02.4 Dementia in HIV disease
R75 Inconclusive laboratory evidence of HIV
S00-T98 Injury, poisoning and certain consequences of external causes
V01-V99 Transport accidents
W00-X59 Other external causes of accidental injury
X60-X84 Intentional self-harm
X85-Y09 Assault
Y10-Y34 Event of undetermined intent
Y40-Y84 Complications of medical and surgical care

*ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.

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