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Term: Influenza-Associated Illnesses

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


Defined in terms of the following respiratory illnesses, including pneumonia and influenza (ICD-9-CM codes 480-487), acute respiratory diseases (ICD-9-CM codes 460-466) and chronic lung disease (ICD-9-CM codes 490-496), as coded in the Most Responsible Diagnosis field on the hospital discharge abstract.

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