AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2011 Issue 4; Ask the Editor

Latent Tuberculosis

A 35-year-old asymptomatic woman presents to the physician's office for a follow-up exam after having had a positive tuberculin skin test. The provider diagnosed latent tuberculosis and prescribed 9 months of isoniazid (INH) treatment, after excluding active tuberculosis (TB) based on a symptom review and negative chest x-ray. What is the appropriate code assignment for "latent tuberculosis?" ...

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