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British Pediatric Association Classification of Diseases

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British Pediatric Association Classification of Diseases

The British Pediatric Association Classification of Diseases is a system of diagnostic codes used for pediatrics.

An extension to [2]

An extension to ICD-10 has also been published.[3]

It is the basis for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's six digit codes for reportable congenital conditions.[4] These are also known as the "CDC/BPA codes".[5][6] This system is in turn is the basis for the Texas Disease Index.[7]


  1. ^ "British Paediatric Association Classification of Diseases".  
  2. ^ Association, British Paediatric; Organization, World Health (May 1979). British Paediatric Association classification of diseases: successor to the Cardiff Diagnostic Classification : a paediatric supplement compatible with the ninth revision of the WHO international classification of diseases, 1977. The Association. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 
  3. ^ International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems: Instruction manual. World Health Organization. 2004-12-01. pp. 8–.  
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  5. ^ "Appendix A: ICD-9 and CDC/BPA codes". Teratology. 66 Suppl 1: S218–9. 2002.  
  6. ^ "CDC - Birth Defects, Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program (MACDP) - NCBDDD".  
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