Diagnosis Code

A04.7 ENTEROCOLITIS DUE TO CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A04.7

Short Description: Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile

Long Description: Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile

The code A04.7 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Other bacterial intestinal infections (A04)
        • A04.7 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Clostridial enteric disease
  • Clostridial gastroenteritis
  • Clostridium difficile colitis
  • Clostridium difficile diarrhea
  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • Clostridium difficile toxin A detected
  • Diarrhea
  • Intestinal infectious disease caused by anaerobic bacteria
  • Toxic megacolon
  • Toxic megacolon caused by Clostridium difficile

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A04.7 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Foodborne intoxication by Clostridium difficile
    • Pseudomembraneous colitis

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A04 Other bacterial intestinal infections
A04.0 Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infection
A04.1 Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection
A04.2 Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection
A04.3 Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection
A04.4 Other intestinal Escherichia coli infections
A04.5 Campylobacter enteritis
A04.6 Enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica
A04.71 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
A04.72 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, not specified as recurrent
A04.8 Other specified bacterial intestinal infections
A04.9 Bacterial intestinal infection, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018