HIV AIDS - Elixhauser primary care

David Metcalfe, James Masters, Antonella Delmestri, Andrew Judge, Daniel Perry, Cheryl Zogg, Belinda Gabbe, Matthew Costa

Version ID
Disease or Syndrome
Data Sources
♀  Female ♂  Male
Agreement Date
Coding system
Read codes v2
Phenotype Library
Comorbidity Index


HIV AIDS comorbidity category for Elixhauser index, defined in Read codes for primary care by David Metcalfe et. al.


  • Metcalfe, D., Masters, J., Delmestri, A. et al. Coding algorithms for defining Charlson and Elixhauser co-morbidities in Read-coded databases. BMC Med Res Methodol 19, 115 (2019).

  • Elixhauser A, Steiner C, Harris DR, et al. Comorbidity measures for use with administrative data. Med Care. 1998;36(1):8–27.

  • Lyons J, Akbari A, Agrawal U, et al Protocol for the development of the Wales Multimorbidity e-Cohort (WMC): data sources and methods to construct a population-based research platform to investigate multimorbidity BMJ Open 2021;11:e047101. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047101

Clinical Code List

Rows: 60
Code Description Medcode
43C3.11 HIV positive 2835
43WK.00 Human immunodeficiency virus antibody level 14328
43h9.00 HIV proviral deoxyribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction 89205
43j7.00 HIV 1 nucleic acid detection 43537
43w3.00 Human immunodeficiency virus RNA/DNA ratio 93642
4J34.00 HIV viral load 27053
4J3F.00 Human immunodeficiency virus viral load by log rank 96902
65QA.00 AIDS carrier 23763
65VE.00 Notification of AIDS 33943
66j..00 Human immunodeficiency virus monitoring 98966
66j0.00 Human immunodeficiency virus annual review 101191
799MD AIDS 302909
8Hle.00 Referral to community HIV nurse specialist 108631
9Nt1000 Seen by community HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) nurse 107594
9kl..00 HIV pos gen health check serv declind - enhanc service admin 105040
A788.00 Acquired immune deficiency syndrome 23770
A788.11 Human immunodeficiency virus infection 9130
A788000 Acute human immunodeficiency virus infection 58857
A788100 Asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus infection 58859
A788200 HIV infection with persistent generalised lymphadenopathy 69766
A788300 Human immunodeficiency virus with constitutional disease 70869
A788400 Human immunodeficiency virus with neurological disease 53636
A788500 Human immunodeficiency virus with secondary infection 70528
A788600 Human immunodeficiency virus with secondary cancers 101836
A788U00 HIV disease result/haematological+immunologic abnorms,NEC 47632
A788V00 HIV disease resulting in multiple diseases CE 287971
A788X00 HIV disease resulting/unspcf infectious+parasitic disease 71450
A788y00 Human immunodeficiency virus with other clinical findings 62891
A788z00 Acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection syndrome NOS 36294
A789.00 Human immunodef virus resulting in other disease 44303
A789000 HIV disease resulting in mycobacterial infection 37006
A789100 HIV disease resulting in cytomegaloviral disease 66368
A789200 HIV disease resulting in candidiasis 23951
A789300 HIV disease resulting in Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia 27641
A789311 HIV disease resulting in Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia 104717
A789400 HIV disease resulting in multiple infections 50076
A789500 HIV disease resulting in Kaposi's sarcoma 27853
A789511 HIV disease resulting in Kaposi sarcoma 108054
A789700 HIV dis resulting oth types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 66367
A789A00 HIV disease resulting in wasting syndrome 8281
A789X00 HIV dis reslt/oth mal neopl/lymph,h'matopoetc+reltd tissu 51708
AyuC.00 [X]Human immunodeficiency virus disease 62854
AyuC000 [X]HIV disease resulting in other bacterial infections 242266
AyuC100 [X]HIV disease resulting in other viral infections 107807
AyuC200 [X]HIV disease resulting in other mycoses 224101
AyuC300 [X]HIV disease resulting in multiple infections 102117
AyuC400 [X]HIV disease resulting/other infectious+parasitic diseases 104134
AyuC500 [X]HIV disease resulting/unspcf infectious??? disease 260641
AyuC600 [X]HIV disease resulting in other non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 69767
AyuC700 [X]HIV dis reslt/oth mal neopl/lymph,h'matopoetc? tissu 215065
AyuC800 [X]HIV disease resulting in other malignant neoplasms 242267
AyuC900 [X]HIV disease resulting in unspecified malignant neoplasm 260642
AyuCA00 [X]HIV disease resulting in multiple diseases CE 224102
AyuCB00 [X]HIV disease result/haematological+immunologic abnorms,NEC 96751
AyuCC00 [X]HIV disease resulting in other specified conditions 102252
AyuCD00 [X]Unspecified human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease 100769
L179.00 HIV disease complicating pregnancy childbirth puerperium 104466
R109.00 [D]Laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] 44288
ZV01A00 [V]Asymptomatic human immunodeficency virus infection status 24872


To Export Phenotype Details:

Format API
XML site_root/api/v1/public/phenotypes/PH1081/version/2365/detail/?format=xml
JSON site_root/api/v1/public/phenotypes/PH1081/version/2365/detail/?format=json
R Package

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# Connect to API

client = connect_to_API(public=TRUE)

# Get details of phenotype

details = get_phenotype_detail_by_version('PH1081', '2365', api_client=client)

To Export Phenotype Code List:

Format API
XML site_root/api/v1/public/phenotypes/PH1081/version/2365/export/codes/?format=xml
JSON site_root/api/v1/public/phenotypes/PH1081/version/2365/export/codes/?format=json
CSV site_root/phenotypes/PH1081/version/2365/export/codes/
R Package

# Download here


# Connect to API

client = connect_to_API(public=TRUE)

# Get codelists of phenotype

codelists = get_phenotype_code_list('PH1081', '2365', api_client=client)

Version History

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