Chagas' disease (due to American trypanosomiasis)
|Dx:||Chagas' disease (due to American trypanosomiasis)|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||Soft Tissue Infection (includes Cellulitis)|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
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Not to be confused with African trypanosomiasis.
Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protist Trypanosoma cruzi. It is spread mostly by insects known as Triatominae or kissing bugs. 
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
Candidate Combined ICD10 codes
Infections in ICD10 have combined coding requirements for some of their pathogens. Any that have antibiotic resistances would store those as Combined ICD10 codes as well. If the infection is acquired in the hospital, see Nosocomial infection, NOS. See Lab and culture reports for confirmation and details about tests. See Infections in ICD10 for more general info.
Infection with implied pathogen
This diagnosis implies its pathogen. A pathogen should not be coded.
Attribution of infections
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Data Integrity Checks (SMW)
|Check Inf Infection with implied pathogen must not have a pathogen combined code||CCMDB.accdb||implemented|
|Check Inf Antibiotic resistance must have pathogen or Infection with implied pathogen||CCMDB.accdb||implemented|