ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Sepsis, unspecified organism A41.9

A41.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A41.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A30-A49 Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
Category A41 Other sepsis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Septicemia NOS
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Related Terms to “Sepsis, unspecified organism”

  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
    • tubulo-interstitial(in)
      • sepsis - A41.9
  • Glomerulonephritis - N05.9See also Nephritis
    • in(due to)
      • sepsis - A41.9
  • PyelonephritisSee also Nephritis, tubulo-interstitial
    • in(due to)
      • sepsis - A41.9
  • Sepsis(generalized) (unspecified organism) - A41.9
    • cryptogenic - A41.9
    • gangrenous - A41.9
  • Septicemia - A41.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A41.9 Sepsis, unspecified organism

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.