ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 20, 2019

See: Streptococcal sepsis

A40 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
Streptococcal sepsis
Code First
  • postprocedural streptococcal sepsis (T81.4-)
  • streptococcal sepsis during labor (O75.3)
  • streptococcal sepsis following abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O03-O07, O08.0)
  • streptococcal sepsis following immunization (T88.0)
  • streptococcal sepsis following infusion, transfusion or therapeutic injection (T80.2-)

More specific codes for Streptococcal sepsis

  • A40.0 - Sepsis due to streptococcus, group A
  • A40.1 - Sepsis due to streptococcus, group B
  • A40.3 - Sepsis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • A40.8 - Other streptococcal sepsis
  • A40.9 - Streptococcal sepsis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Streptococcal sepsis”

Back to A40
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A40 Streptococcal sepsis

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.