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Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020
Research Letter

Sporotrichosis Cases in Commercial Insurance Data, United States, 2012–2018

Kaitlin BenedictComments to Author  and Brendan R. Jackson
Author affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table

Characteristics of 1,252 patients with sporotrichosis, United States, 2012–2018*

Characteristic
No. (%)
Age group, y†
0–17 46 (4)
18–34 153 (12)
35–44 154 (12)
45–54 305 (24)
55–64 402 (32)
>65
192 (15)
Sex
F 774 (62)
M
478 (38)
Residence in a rural area
184 (15)
Type of sporotrichosis
Lymphocutaneous‡ 68 (13)
Pulmonary§ 27 (5)
Other forms¶ 71 (14)
Unspecified#
357 (69)
Underlying conditions on or in the month before sporotrichosis diagnosis
Alcohol related disorders** 9 (0.7)
Immune-mediated inflammatory disease†† 39 (3)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease‡‡ 26 (2)
Diabetes§§ 90 (7)
HIV disease¶ 5 (0.4)
Solid organ or stem cell transplant## 5 (0.4)
Hematologic malignancy***
7 (0.6)
*Diagnosis codes for sporotrichosis are as follows: ICD-9-CM code 117.1 and ICD-10-CM B42. ICD-9-CM, International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification; ICD-10-CM, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification.
†Median age 54 y (range 0–93 y).
‡ICD-10-CM code B42.1.
§ICD-10-CM code B42.0.
¶ICD-10-CM codes B42.7, B42.81, B42.82, B42.89.
#ICD-10-CM code B42.9.
**ICD-9-CM codes 291, 303, 305.0, 571.0–571.3; ICD-10-CM codes F10, K70.
††ICD-9-CM codes 555, 556, 696.0, 696.1, 696.8, 714.0, 714.2; ICD-10-CM codes K50, K51, L40, M023, M05, M06, M08, M33, M352, M45.
‡‡ICD-9-CM codes 490–492, 494, 496; ICD-10-CM codes J41–J44.
§§ICD-9-CM codes 249–250; ICD-10 codes E08–E11.
¶¶ICD-9-CM code 042; ICD-10-CM code B20.
##ICD-9-CM codes V42 (excluding V42.3–V42.5), 996.8; ICD-10-CM codes T86, Z94 (excluding Z94.5– Z94.7).
***ICD-9-CM codes 200–208; ICD-10-CM codes C81–C86, C88, C90–C96.

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