ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Sepsis, unspecified organism A41.9

A41.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A41.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A30-A49 Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
Category A41 Other sepsis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Septicemia NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Sepsis, unspecified organism”

  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
    • tubulo-interstitial(in)
      • sepsis - A41.9
  • Glomerulonephritis - N05.9See also Nephritis
    • in(due to)
      • sepsis - A41.9
  • PyelonephritisSee also Nephritis, tubulo-interstitial
    • in(due to)
      • sepsis - A41.9
  • Sepsis(generalized) (unspecified organism) - A41.9
    • cryptogenic - A41.9
    • gangrenous - A41.9
  • Septicemia - A41.9
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.