036.0 MENINGOCOCCAL MENINGITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 036.0

Short Description: Meningococcal meningitis

Long Description: Meningococcal meningitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 036 Meningococcal infection
        • 036.0 Meningococcal meningitis

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 036.0 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Arachnoiditis (acute) (adhesive) (basic) (brain) (cerebrospinal) (chiasmal) (chronic) (spinal) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • meningococcal (chronic) 036.0
  • Fever 780.60
    • cerebrospinal (meningococcal) (see also Meningitis, cerebrospinal) 036.0
    • petechial 036.0
    • spotted (Rocky Mountain) 082.0
      • meaning
        • cerebrospinal meningitis 036.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
      • cerebrospinal 036.0
      • meninges 036.0
    • parameningococcus NEC 036.9
      • with meningitis 036.0
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • cerebrospinal (see also Meningitis) 322.9
      • meningococcal 036.0
  • Leptomeningitis (chronic) (circumscribed) (hemorrhagic) (nonsuppurative) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • epidemic 036.0
    • meningococcal 036.0
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • cerebrospinal (acute) (chronic) (diplococcal) (endemic) (epidemic) (fulminant) (infectious) (malignant) (meningococcal) (sporadic) 036.0
      • carrier (suspected) of V02.59
    • diplococcal 036.0
      • gram-negative 036.0
      • gram-positive 320.1
    • epidemic NEC 036.0
    • gram-negative bacteria NEC 320.82
      • cocci 036.0
        • specified NEC 320.82
    • gram-negative cocci NEC 036.0
      • specified NEC 320.82
    • meningococcal (chronic) 036.0
    • Neisseria 036.0
    • sporadic cerebrospinal 036.0
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • cerebrospinal fever 036.0
    • meningitis (cerebrospinal) 036.0
  • Meningoencephalitis (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • epidemic 036.0
  • Meningomyelitis (see also Meningoencephalitis) 323.9
    • due to
      • Meningococcus 036.0
    • meningococcal 036.0
  • Petechial
    • fever 036.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 036.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
036.0 Right Arrow A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
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
1 036.1 Meningococcal encephalitis
2 036.2 Meningococcemia
3 036.3 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, meningococcal
4 036.40 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
5 036.41 Meningococcal pericarditis
6 036.42 Meningococcal endocarditis
7 036.43 Meningococcal myocarditis
8 036.81 Meningococcal optic neuritis
9 036.82 Meningococcal arthropathy
10 036.89 Other specified meningococcal infections
11 036.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified

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