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

See: Pneumonia, unspecified organism

  ICD-10 Code for Pneumonia, unspecified organism J18.9

J18.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

J18.9 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 J18 Pneumonia, unspecified organism

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Related Terms to “Pneumonia, unspecified organism”

  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • lung - J18.9See also Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • atypical NEC - J18.9
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