Volume 20, Number 8—August 2014
CME ACTIVITY - Synopsis
Leptospirosis-Associated Hospitalizations, 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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