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Other type of infection


Data Element ID: DE249
Name: Other type of infection
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Infection-Other type_Non SSI,CD
Definition: Determination of the types of other types of infection (not involving surgical site) that is being reported.
Question: Which other type of infection?
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: Removed A1125 (e) "Gastrointestinal system infection" from the answer value set;
Added A2445 (e) "Gastrointestinal system infection - non CDI" to the answer value set;
Changed Maximum Length of characters for free text from "500" to "2000"
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if the type of infection being reported is not a primary blood stream infection, a pneumonia, a urinary tract infection or a surgical site infection.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 5 (2000 for free text associated with 'Other: Please specify' response.)
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A1113 a Bone or joint infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1116 b Central nervous system infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1119 c Cardiovascular system infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1122 d Eye, ear, nose, throat, or mouth infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A2445 e Gastrointestinal system infection - non CDI 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1128 f Lower respiratory tract infection (other than pneumonia) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1131 g Reproductive tract infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1134 h Skin or soft tissue infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A1137 i Systemic infection 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A66 j Other: Please specify 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: 04/03/2012
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: Answer Value clarification;
Increased narrative field size to accommodate more information
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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