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Infection present or incubating on admission


Data Element ID: DE225
Name: Infection present or incubating on admission
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Admission-Infection_Present or incubating,CD
Definition: Determination if the infection was present or incubating on admission.
Question: Was the infection determined to be present or incubating on admission?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Healthcare-associated Infection
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: It is recommended that this and the following questions regarding healthcare-associated infections be answered by, or with the assistance of, a healthcare professional with specific training in infectious disease and/or infection control. The definitions of terms appearing in the questions and in this Guide are intended to be consistent with terms appearing in the NHSN Manual.
Select 'Yes' if the professional(s) responsible for making this determination at your facility have determined that the infection you are reporting was present or incubating on admission.
Select 'No' if the determination was that the infection developed during the admission.
If no conclusive determination has been made, or you do not know what the determination is, select 'Unknown'.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A1032 a Yes - infection was determined to be present or incubating on admission 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1035 b No - infection developed during this admission 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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