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Definition of Immunosuppression

Purpose:

To identify a patient who may be immunosuppressed using the definition of Micek et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology
Infectious Diseases

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, complications, complication detection

ICD-10:

Y43.4

Description:

Micek et al listed criteria for when a patient is immunosuppressed. These can help to identify a patient at risk for infection. The authors are from Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis.

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