ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 23, 2019

See: Bacterial infection of unspecified site

  ICD-10 Code for Other bacterial infections of unspecified site A49.8

A49.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A49.8 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.
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Related Terms to “Other bacterial infections of unspecified site”

  • Colibacillosis - A49.8
  • Friedländer's B NEC(bacillus) - A49.8See also condition
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Bacillus - A49.9
      • Friedländer's NEC - A49.8
    • Bacteroides NEC - A49.8
    • Escherichia coli NEC(E.) - A49.8
    • Klebsiella pneumoniae NEC(K.) - A49.8
    • mixed flora NEC(bacterial) - A49.8
    • Proteus NEC(mirabilis) (morganii) (vulgaris) - A49.8
    • Pseudomonas NEC - A49.8
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Questions related to A49.8 Other bacterial infections of 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.