Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A40

Short Description: Streptococcal sepsis

Long Description: Streptococcal sepsis

The code A40 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Streptococcal sepsis (A40)
        • A40 Streptococcal sepsis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A40 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • neonatal (P36.0-P36.1)
    • puerperal sepsis (O85)
    • sepsis due to Streptococcus, group D (A41.81)
  • Code First:
    • postprocedural streptococcal sepsis (T81.4-)
    • streptococcal sepsis during labor (O75.3)
    • streptococcal sepsis following abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O03-O07, O08.0)
    • streptococcal sepsis following immunization (T88.0)
    • streptococcal sepsis following infusion, transfusion or therapeutic injection (T80.2-)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A40.0 Sepsis due to streptococcus, group A
A40.1 Sepsis due to streptococcus, group B
A40.3 Sepsis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
A40.8 Other streptococcal sepsis
A40.9 Streptococcal sepsis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019