|September 2006 · Vol. 18, No. 9
HPV-positive test in a pregnant womanMelanie
RN, CPC-OGS, MA
Independent coding and documentation consultant; former program manager, Department of Coding and Nomenclature, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Q How do you code a positive test for human papillomavirus high-risk DNA (795.05) in a pregnant patient?
A The most accurate code for this finding would be 647.63 (Other viral diseases). This code includes conditions classifiable to HPV. Your secondary diagnosis will be 795.05.