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Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008

Deaths from Norovirus among the Elderly, England and Wales

John P. HarrisComments to Author , W. John Edmunds, Richard G. Pebody, David W. Brown, and Ben A. Lopman
Author affiliations: Health Protection Agency, London, UK;

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Table 1

International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, codes used for defining deaths from infectious and noninfectious causes, England and Wales, 2001–2006

Code Diagnosis
A00 Cholera
A01 Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers
A02 Other Salmonella infections
A03 Shigellosis
A04 Other bacterial intestinal infections (excludes A047, Clostridium difficile)
A05 Other bacterial foodborne intoxications
A06 Amebiasis
A07 Other protozoal intestinal diseases
A08 Rotaviral enteritis
A09 Diarrhea and gastroenteritis of presumed infectious origin
A212* Pulmonary tularemia
A213* Gastrointestinal tularemia
B462* Gastrointestinal mucormycosis
K22* Other diseases of esophagus
K229 Disease of esophagus, unspecified
K29* Gastritis and duodenitis
K299 Gastroduodenitis, unspecified
K31* Other diseases of stomach and duodenum
K319 Disease of stomach and duodenum, unspecified
K521 Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis
K528 Other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis
K529 Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
K92* Other diseases of digestive system
K929 Disease of digestive system, unspecified
T47* Poison agents primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system
T478* Poisoning by other agents primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system
T479* Poisoning by agent primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system unspecified
Y53* Agents primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system
Y538* Other agents primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system
Y539* Agent primarily affecting the gastrointestinal system, unspecified

*Although these codes were used in the search, none yielded any results for use in our dataset.

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