ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Meningococcal infection

A39 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
Meningococcal infection

More specific codes for Meningococcal infection

  • A39.0 - Meningococcal meningitis
  • A39.1 - Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
  • A39.2 - Acute meningococcemia
  • A39.3 - Chronic meningococcemia
  • A39.4 - Meningococcemia, unspecified
  • A39.5 - Meningococcal heart disease
    • A39.50 - Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
    • A39.51 - Meningococcal endocarditis
    • A39.52 - Meningococcal myocarditis
    • A39.53 - Meningococcal pericarditis
  • A39.8 - Other meningococcal infections
    • A39.81 - Meningococcal encephalitis
    • A39.82 - Meningococcal retrobulbar neuritis
    • A39.83 - Meningococcal arthritis
    • A39.84 - Postmeningococcal arthritis
    • A39.89 - Other meningococcal infections
  • A39.9 - Meningococcal infection, unspecified
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Back to A39
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A39 Meningococcal infection

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.