ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Pneumonia due to other infectious organisms, not elsewhere classified

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonia due to other specified infectious organisms J16.8

J16.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J16.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 10 Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Section J09-J18 Influenza and pneumonia (J09-J18)
Category J16 Pneumonia due to other infectious organisms, not elsewhere classified

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Related Terms to “Pneumonia due to other specified infectious organisms”

  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • broncho-, bronchial(confluent) (croupous) (diffuse) (disseminated) (hemorrhagic) (involving lobes) (lobar) (terminal) - J18.0
      • specified organism NEC - J16.8
    • in(due to)
      • specified
        • organism NEC - J16.8
    • lobar(disseminated) (double) (interstitial) - J18.1
      • specified organism NEC - J16.8
    • specified NEC - J18.8
      • organism NEC - J16.8
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