Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A26.7

Short Description: Erysipelothrix sepsis

Long Description: Erysipelothrix sepsis

The code A26.7 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
      • Erysipeloid (A26)
        • A26.7 Erysipelothrix sepsis

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Erysipelothrix
  • Infection due to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
  • Sepsis due to Erysipelothrix
  • Septicemia due to Erysipelothrix insidiosa

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A26.7 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis With Mv >96 Hours (870)
  • Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis Without Mv >96 Hours With Mcc (871)
  • Septicemia Or Severe Sepsis Without Mv >96 Hours Without Mcc (872)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A26.7 Right Arrow 027.1 Erysipelothrix infection
995.91 Sepsis

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
A26 Erysipeloid
A26.0 Cutaneous erysipeloid
A26.8 Other forms of erysipeloid
A26.9 Erysipeloid, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021