ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Shigellosis, unspecified A03.9

A03.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A03.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A00-A09 Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
Category A03 Shigellosis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Bacillary dysentery NOS
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Related Terms to “Shigellosis, unspecified”

  • Chinese dysentery - A03.9
  • Dysentery, dysenteric(catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) - A09
    • arthritis - A09See also category M01
      • bacillary - A03.9See also category M01
    • bacillary - A03.9
      • arthritis - A03.9See also category M01
      • Shigella - A03.9
    • Chinese - A03.9
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
    • bacillary NOS - A03.9
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Shigella - A03.9
  • Sepsis(generalized) (unspecified organism) - A41.9
    • Shigella - A03.9See also Dysentery, bacillary
  • Shigellosis - A03.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A03.9 Shigellosis, unspecified

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.