ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 12, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Bacterial infection, unspecified A49.9

A49.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A49.9 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 A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site

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Related Terms to “Bacterial infection, unspecified”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • in(due to)
      • bacterial disease - A49.9See also subcategory M01
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • bacterial - A49.9
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Bacillus - A49.9
    • bacterial NOS - A49.9
    • gram-negative bacilli NOS - A49.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A49.9 Bacterial infection, unspecified

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.