Volume 5, Number 1—February 1999
The Economic Impact of Staphylococcus aureus Infection in New York City Hospitals
|Type of Infection||ICD-9-CMa||Description|
|Pneumonia||482.4||Pneumonia due to staphylococcus|
|996.62||Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal vascular device, implant, and graft|
|Endocarditis||421.0||Acute and subacute bacterial endocarditis|
|996.61||Infection and inflammatory reaction due to cardiac device, implant, and graft|
|Surgical site infection||998.3||Disruption of operation wound|
|Septic arthritis||711.00-711.09||Pyogenic arthritis|
|996.66||Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal joint problems|
aInternational classification of diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification, 1995.
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