ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 21, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Toxic shock syndrome A48.3

A48.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A48.3 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 A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify the organism (B95, B96)
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Related Terms to “Toxic shock syndrome”

  • Shock - R57.9
    • toxic, syndrome - A48.3
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • shock(traumatic) - T79.4
      • toxic - A48.3
    • toxic shock - A48.3
  • Toxic(poisoning) - T65.91See also condition
    • shock syndrome - A48.3
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome

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.