Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A41.9

Short Description: Sepsis, unspecified organism

Long Description: Sepsis, unspecified organism

The code A41.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Other sepsis (A41)
        • A41.9 Sepsis, unspecified organism

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Acute kidney injury due to sepsis
  • Acute lung injury
  • Bacterial sepsis
  • Chronic kidney disease due to systemic infection
  • Clinical infection
  • Clinical sepsis
  • Indirect acute lung injury
  • Infection of blood and lymphatic system
  • Infection of bloodstream
  • Infection of intravenous catheter
  • Infection of vascular catheter
  • Neutropenic sepsis
  • Pyemia
  • Right ventricular failure
  • Sepsis
  • Sepsis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Sepsis associated with internal vascular access
  • Sepsis due to oral infection
  • Sepsis due to urinary tract infection
  • Sepsis following infusion, injection, transfusion AND/OR vaccination
  • Sepsis in asplenic subject
  • Sepsis with cutaneous manifestations
  • Sepsis without acute organ dysfunction
  • Sepsis-associated gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Sepsis-associated lung injury
  • Sepsis-associated myocardial dysfunction
  • Sepsis-associated right ventricular failure
  • Sepsis-related gastritis
  • Sepsis-related gastrointestinal lesions
  • Sepsis-related gastrointestinal ulceration
  • Septic bronchitis
  • Septic splenitis
  • Septicemia associated with vascular access catheter
  • Systemic inflammatory response syndrome without organ dysfunction
  • Tracheostomy complication
  • Tracheostomy sepsis
  • Transient respiratory distress with sepsis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A41.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Septicemia NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A41.9 Right Arrow 038.9 Septicemia NOS
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
A41 Other sepsis
A41.0 Sepsis due to Staphylococcus aureus
A41.01 Sepsis due to Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
A41.02 Sepsis due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
A41.1 Sepsis due to other specified staphylococcus
A41.2 Sepsis due to unspecified staphylococcus
A41.3 Sepsis due to Hemophilus influenzae
A41.4 Sepsis due to anaerobes
A41.5 Sepsis due to other Gram-negative organisms
A41.50 Gram-negative sepsis, unspecified
A41.51 Sepsis due to Escherichia coli [E. coli]
A41.52 Sepsis due to Pseudomonas
A41.53 Sepsis due to Serratia
A41.59 Other Gram-negative sepsis
A41.8 Other specified sepsis
A41.81 Sepsis due to Enterococcus
A41.89 Other specified sepsis

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