A49.9 BACTERIAL INFECTION, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A49.9

Short Description: Bacterial infection, unspecified

Long Description: Bacterial infection, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Bacterial infection of unspecified site (A49)
        • A49.9 Bacterial infection, unspecified

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A49.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0)
  • 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 A49.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • bacteremia NOS (R78.81)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A49.9 Right Arrow 041.9 Bacterial infection NOS
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 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

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



This page was last updated on: 1/1/2017