Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A39.81

Short Description: Meningococcal encephalitis

Long Description: Meningococcal encephalitis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Meningococcal infection (A39)
        • A39.81 Meningococcal encephalitis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A39.81 Right Arrow 036.1 Meningococc encephalitis
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 A39 Meningococcal infection
2 A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
3 A39.1 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
4 A39.2 Acute meningococcemia
5 A39.3 Chronic meningococcemia
6 A39.4 Meningococcemia, unspecified
7 A39.5 Meningococcal heart disease
8 A39.50 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
9 A39.51 Meningococcal endocarditis
10 A39.52 Meningococcal myocarditis
11 A39.53 Meningococcal pericarditis
12 A39.8 Other meningococcal infections
13 A39.82 Meningococcal retrobulbar neuritis
14 A39.83 Meningococcal arthritis
15 A39.84 Postmeningococcal arthritis
16 A39.89 Other meningococcal infections
17 A39.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified

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