Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A05.2

Short Description: Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication

Long Description: Foodborne Clostridium perfringens [Clostridium welchii] intoxication

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Oth bacterial foodborne intoxications, NEC (A05)
        • A05.2 Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A05.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections With Mcc (371)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections With Cc (372)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections Without Cc/mcc (373)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A05.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Enteritis necroticans
    • Pig-bel

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A05.2 Right Arrow 005.2 Food pois d/t c. perfrin
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 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-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A05 Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified
2 A05.0 Foodborne staphylococcal intoxication
3 A05.1 Botulism food poisoning
4 A05.3 Foodborne Vibrio parahaemolyticus intoxication
5 A05.4 Foodborne Bacillus cereus intoxication
6 A05.5 Foodborne Vibrio vulnificus intoxication
7 A05.8 Other specified bacterial foodborne intoxications
8 A05.9 Bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018