Antibiotic Resistant Organism
The following antibiotic resistances are available:
If the bug is resistant to antimicrobials, the infection/bug combination should be combined with a code for antibiotic resistance -- thus in this situation there may be 3 or more codes all combined together (the infection, the bug, the antibiotic resistance(s)).
CCDMB Data Integrity Checks (unknown status, see Template:CCMDB Data Integrity Checks for details)
Old dx coding schema
We collect data about ARO – Antibiotic Resistant Organisms as part of our general collection of information about Pathogens.
We also collect MRSA Colonization (without Infection) as a specific diagnosis.
We used to code VRE, ESBL and MRO Colonization