ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 20, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Foodborne Vibrio vulnificus intoxication A05.5

A05.5 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A05.5 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.
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Related Terms to “Foodborne Vibrio vulnificus intoxication”

  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Vibrio
      • vulnificus
        • foodborne intoxication - A05.5
  • Intoxication
  • Poisoning(acute)See also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • food NEC(acute) (diseased) (infected) (noxious) - T62.9
      • due to
        • Vibrio
          • vulnificus - A05.5
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.