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Volume 20, Number 8—August 2014

Leptospirosis-Associated Hospitalizations, United States, 1998–2009

Rita M. Traxler1Comments to Author , Laura S. Callinan1, Robert C. Holman, Claudia Steiner, and Marta A. Guerra
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (R.M. Traxler, L.S. Callinan, R.C. Holman, M.A. Guerra); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA (C. Steiner)

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Table 3

Selected diagnoses listed on leptospirosis-associated hospitalization discharge records, United States, 1998–2009*

Diagnosis† ICD-9-CM code No. (SE) discharge records % (SE) discharge records
Volume depletion 276.5 475 (53) 23.8 (2.1)
Thrombocytopenia, unspecified 287.5 373 (50) 18.7 (2.0)
Acute kidney failure, unspecified‡ 584.9 365 (48) 18.3 (2.0)
Fever and other physiologic disturbances of temperature regulation 780.6 261 (36) 13.1 (1.7)
Hyposmolality and/or hyponatremia 276.1 249 (37) 12.5 (1.6)
Hypopotassemia 276.8 203 (34) 10.2 (1.5)
Acute and subacute necrosis of liver‡ 570 148 (28) 7.4 (1.4)
Jaundice, unspecified, not of newborn‡ 782.4 124 (25) 6.2 (1.2)
Atrial fibrillation† 427.31 99 (24) 5.0 (1.1)
Acute respiratory failure‡ 518.81 93 (21) 4.7 (1.1)

* ICD-9-CM, International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification (17).
†Discharge records may contain >1 listed diagnosis.
‡Diagnoses commonly associated with leptospirosis.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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