ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017

See: Other specified botulism

  ICD-10 Code for Wound botulism A48.52

A48.52 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A48.52 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

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Non-foodborne botulism NOS
Use Additional Code
  • code for associated wound
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Wound botulism”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A48.52 Wound botulism

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.