CDIFF question?


Would you query on the below for clarification or what would you code? We are getting different opinions from coders, CDS, and the outside external reviewer who reviewed the case. 

1. Acute C Diff gastroenteritis 
2.  Diarrhea secondary to acute gastroenteritis with negative Clostridium
difficile toxin and positive antigen.

Patient treated with Flagyl. 

Labs and a consultant say the following: C. Diff present but toxin not detected indication colonization with non-toxigenic strain or level of toxin is below detectable levels but since patient is still having diarrhea will continue to treat with flagyl for now. 

What would you do? 

Thanks for your assistance. 


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