ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 21, 2019

See: Staphylococcal infection, unspecified site

  ICD-10 Code for Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site A49.01

A49.01 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A49.01 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 A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) infection
  • Staphylococcus aureus infection NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site”

  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • methicillin
      • susceptible Staphylococcus aureus(MSSA) - A49.01
    • staphylococcal, unspecified site
      • aureus(methicillin susceptible) (MSSA) - A49.01
  • MSSA(Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus)
    • infection - A49.01
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A49.01 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site

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.