ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Toxic shock syndrome A48.3

A48.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A48.3 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 A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify the organism (B95, B96)
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Related Terms to “Toxic shock syndrome”

  • Shock - R57.9
    • toxic, syndrome - A48.3
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • shock(traumatic) - T79.4
      • toxic - A48.3
    • toxic shock - A48.3
  • Toxic(poisoning) - T65.91See also condition
    • shock syndrome - A48.3
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.