ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Bacterial infection, unspecified A49.9

A49.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A49.9 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 A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site

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Related Terms to “Bacterial infection, unspecified”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • in(due to)
      • bacterial disease - A49.9See also subcategory M01
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • bacterial - A49.9
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Bacillus - A49.9
    • bacterial NOS - A49.9
    • gram-negative bacilli NOS - A49.9
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.