ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 24, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Botulism food poisoning A05.1

A05.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A05.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A00-A09 Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
Category A05 Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Botulism NOS
  • Classical foodborne intoxication due to Clostridium botulinum
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Botulism food poisoning”

  • Botulism(foodborne intoxication) - A05.1
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
    • Clostridium
      • botulinum(food poisoning) - A05.1
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Clostridium NEC
      • botulinum(food poisoning) - A05.1
  • Intoxication
    • foodborne - A05.9
      • classical(Clostridium botulinum) - A05.1
      • due to
        • Clostridium
          • botulinum - A05.1
  • Poisoning(acute)See also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • Bacillus B(aertrycke) (cholerae (suis)) (paratyphosus) (suipestifer) - A02.9
      • botulinus - A05.1
    • botulism - A05.1
    • Clostridium botulinum - A05.1
    • food NEC(acute) (diseased) (infected) (noxious) - T62.9
      • due to
        • Bacillus(aertrycke) (choleraesuis) (paratyphosus) (suipestifer) - A02.9
          • botulinus - A05.1
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