ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jun 24, 2017

See: Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

  ICD-10 Code for Other specified bacterial diseases A48.8

A48.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A48.8 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.
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Related Terms to “Other specified bacterial diseases”

  • Dermatophilosis - A48.8
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
  • Lepothrix - A48.8
  • Meningitis(basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) - G03.9
    • in(due to)
      • bacterial disease NEC - A48.8
  • Rhinoscleroma - A48.8
  • Scleroma nasi - A48.8
  • Streptotrichosis - A48.8
  • Trichomycosis
    • axillaris - A48.8
  • Trichosis axillaris - A48.8
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.