1. A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified


    1. A48.0 Gas gangrene

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Clostridial cellulitis
      • Clostridial myonecrosis
    2. A48.1 Legionnaires' disease

    3. A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]

    4. A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome

    5. A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Systemic Hemophilus aegyptius infection
    6. A48.5 Other specified botulism

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Non-foodborne intoxication due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum [C. botulinum]
      1. A48.51 Infant botulism

      2. A48.52 Wound botulism

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Non-foodborne botulism NOS
    7. A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.