ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 20, 2017

See: Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified

A05 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified
Excludes1
  • Clostridium difficile foodborne intoxication and infection (A04.7)
  • Escherichia coli infection (A04.0-A04.4)
  • listeriosis (A32.-)
  • salmonella foodborne intoxication and infection (A02.-)
  • toxic effect of noxious foodstuffs (T61-T62)

More specific codes for Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified

  • A05.0 - Foodborne staphylococcal intoxication
  • A05.1 - Botulism food poisoning
  • A05.2 - Foodborne Clostridium perfringens [Clostridium welchii] intoxication
  • A05.3 - Foodborne Vibrio parahaemolyticus intoxication
  • A05.4 - Foodborne Bacillus cereus intoxication
  • A05.5 - Foodborne Vibrio vulnificus intoxication
  • A05.8 - Other specified bacterial foodborne intoxications
  • A05.9 - Bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A05
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A05 Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified

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.