A49 BACTERIAL INFECTION OF UNSPECIFIED SITE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A49

Short Description: Bacterial infection of unspecified site

Long Description: Bacterial infection of unspecified site

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Bacterial infection of unspecified site (A49)
        • A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A49 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95-B96)
    • chlamydial infection NOS (A74.9)
    • meningococcal infection NOS (A39.9)
    • rickettsial infection NOS (A79.9)
    • spirochetal infection NOS (A69.9)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A49.0 Staphylococcal infection, unspecified site
2 A49.01 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
3 A49.02 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
4 A49.1 Streptococcal infection, unspecified site
5 A49.2 Hemophilus influenzae infection, unspecified site
6 A49.3 Mycoplasma infection, unspecified site
7 A49.8 Other bacterial infections of unspecified site
8 A49.9 Bacterial infection, unspecified



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