Diagnosis Code

A49.02 METHICILLIN RESIS STAPH INFECTION, UNSP SITE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A49.02

Short Description: Methicillin resis staph infection, unsp site

Long Description: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site

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Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Bacterial infection of unspecified site (A49)
        • A49.02 Methicillin resis staph infection, unsp site

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Infection caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus intermedius
  • Infection caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A49.02 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A49.02 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A49.02 Right Arrow 041.12 MRSA elsewhere/NOS
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site
A49.0 Staphylococcal infection, unspecified site
A49.01 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
A49.1 Streptococcal infection, unspecified site
A49.2 Hemophilus influenzae infection, unspecified site
A49.3 Mycoplasma infection, unspecified site
A49.8 Other bacterial infections of unspecified site
A49.9 Bacterial infection, unspecified

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