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Table 4 Most common ICD-9 diagnosis codes observed in Intent-Infection admissions

From: Algorithm for analysis of administrative pediatric cancer hospitalization data according to indication for admission

Intent-Infection
CCS category of primary diagnosis of infection^ CCS category of primary diagnosis of malignancy or non-infectious toxicity Secondary CCS category of secondary diagnosis of infection&
ICD-9 diagnosis code Nā€‰=ā€‰23,468 n (%) Description ICD-9 diagnosis code Nā€‰=ā€‰6,912 n (%) Description
780.6 3,316 (14.6%) Fever and other physiologic disturbances of temperature regulation 780.61 951 (13.8%) Fever
996.62 2,586 (11%) Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other vascular device, implant, and graft 780.6 903 (13.1%) Fever and other physiologic disturbances of temperature regulation
486 1,671 (7.2%) Pneumonia, organism unspecified 790.7 585 (8.5%) Bacteremia
780.60 1,522 (6.5%) Fever, unspecified 486 506 (7.4%) Pneumonia, organism unspecified
790.7 1,392 (5.9%) Bacteremia 112.0 291 (4.2%) Candidiasis of mouth
999.31 907 (3.9%) Infection due to central venous catheter 996.62 285 (4.1%) Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other vascular device, implant, and graft
038.9 744 (3.2%) Unspecified septicemia 599.0 279 (4.1%) Urinary tract infection, site not specified
465.9 710 (3.0%) Acute upper respiratory infections of unspecified site 008.45 233 (3.4%) Intestinal infection due to Clostridium difficile
079.99 638 (2.7%) Unspecified viral infection 780.60 208 (3.0%) Fever, unspecified
487.1 613 (2.6%) Influenza with other respiratory manifestations 465.9 156 (2.3%) Acute upper respiratory infections of unspecified site
  1. ^Includes 475 individual ICD-9 diagnosis codes.
  2. &Includes 322 individual ICD-9 diagnosis codes.