Use additional code, if applicable, to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)


  • allergic or eosinophilic pneumonia (J82)
  • aspiration pneumonia NOS (J69.0)
  • meconium pneumonia (P24.01)
  • neonatal aspiration pneumonia (P24.-)
  • pneumonia due to solids and liquids (J69.-)
  • congenital pneumonia (P23.9)
  • lipid pneumonia (J69.1)
  • rheumatic pneumonia (I00)
  • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
  1. J18 Pneumonia, unspecified organism


    • abscess of lung with pneumonia (J85.1)
    • aspiration pneumonia due to anesthesia during labor and delivery (O74.0)
    • aspiration pneumonia due to anesthesia during pregnancy (O29)
    • aspiration pneumonia due to anesthesia during puerperium (O89.0)
    • aspiration pneumonia due to solids and liquids (J69.-)
    • aspiration pneumonia NOS (J69.0)
    • congenital pneumonia (P23.0)
    • drug-induced interstitial lung disorder (J70.2-J70.4)
    • interstitial pneumonia NOS (J84.9)
    • lipid pneumonia (J69.1)
    • neonatal aspiration pneumonia (P24.-)
    • pneumonitis due to external agents (J67-J70)
    • pneumonitis due to fumes and vapors (J68.0)
    • usual interstitial pneumonia (J84.178)
    1. J18.0 Bronchopneumonia, unspecified organism

    2. J18.1 Lobar pneumonia, unspecified organism

    3. J18.2 Hypostatic pneumonia, unspecified organism

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Hypostatic bronchopneumonia
      • Passive pneumonia
    4. J18.8 Other pneumonia, unspecified organism

    5. J18.9 Pneumonia, unspecified organism

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.