026.9 RAT-BITE FEVER NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 026.9

Short Description: Rat-bite fever NOS

Long Description: Unspecified rat-bite fever

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Zoonotic bacterial diseases (020-027)
      • 026 Rat-bite fever
        • 026.9 Rat-bite fever NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 026.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Fever 780.60
    • rat-bite 026.9
      • due to
        • Spirillum minor or minus 026.0
        • Spirochaeta morsus muris 026.0
        • Streptobacillus moniliformis 026.1
  • Rat-bite fever 026.9
    • due to Streptobacillus moniliformis 026.1
    • spirochetal (morsus muris) 026.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 026.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
026.9 Right Arrow A25.9 Rat-bite fever, unspecified
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 026.0 Spirillary fever
2 026.1 Streptobacillary fever

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014