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When the reason for admission is both sepsis and a localized infection (e.g., pneumonia or cellulitis), which condition should be assigned as the principal or first-listed diagnosis?

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1.
When the reason for admission is both sepsis (or severe sepsis) and a localized infection (e.g., pneumonia or cellulitis), which condition
should be assigned as the principal or first-listed diagnosis?
a)
Sepsis
b)
Localized infection
c)
Either sepsis or the localized infection; it doesn't matter.
d)
It depends on the circumstances of admission.

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