Abnormal findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity R85- >

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as R85. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • cloudy peritoneal dialysis effluent (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R88.0

    Cloudy (hemodialysis) (peritoneal) dialysis effluent

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
  • fecal abnormalities (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R19.5

    Other fecal abnormalities

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abnormal stool color
    • Bulky stools
    • Mucus in stools
    • Occult blood in feces
    • Occult blood in stools
    Type 1 Excludes
Includes Help
"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • abnormal findings in peritoneal fluid
  • abnormal findings in saliva