ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Staphylococcal infection, unspecified site

  ICD-10 Code for Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site A49.02

A49.02 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A49.02 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 A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site”

  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • methicillin
      • resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) - A49.02
    • staphylococcal, unspecified site
      • aureus(methicillin susceptible) (MSSA) - A49.01
        • methicillin resistant(MRSA) - A49.02
  • MRSA(Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
    • infection - A49.02
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.