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

See: Staphylococcus aureus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

  ICD-10 Code for Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere B95.61

B95.61 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B95.61 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B95-B97 Bacterial and viral infectious agents (B95-B97)
Category B95 Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Enterococcus as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • Staphylococcus aureus infection NOS as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

Related Terms to “Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere”

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Questions related to B95.61 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

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