A48.5 OTHER SPECIFIED BOTULISM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48.5

Short Description: Other specified botulism

Long Description: Other specified botulism

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified (A48)
        • A48.5 Other specified botulism

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A48.5 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Non-foodborne intoxication due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum [C. botulinum]
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • food poisoning due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum (A05.1)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified
2 A48.0 Gas gangrene
3 A48.1 Legionnaires' disease
4 A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]
5 A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome
6 A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever
7 A48.51 Infant botulism
8 A48.52 Wound botulism
9 A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases



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