ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Gonococcal infection of kidney & ureter A54.21

A54.21 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A54.21 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A50-A64 Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
Category A54 Gonococcal infection

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Related Terms to “Gonococcal infection of kidney and ureter”

  • Gonorrhea(acute) (chronic) - A54.9
    • kidney(acute) (chronic) - A54.21
  • Nephritis, nephritic(albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) - N05.9
    • gonococcal(acute) (chronic) - A54.21
  • Ureteritis - N28.89
    • gonococcal(acute) (chronic) - A54.21
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A54.21 Gonococcal infection of kidney and ureter

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.