Diagnosis Code

A48 OTHER BACTERIAL DISEASES, NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48

Short Description: Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

Long Description: Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

The code A48 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

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

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A48 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • actinomycetoma (B47.1)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A48.0 Gas gangrene
A48.1 Legionnaires' disease
A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]
A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome
A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever
A48.5 Other specified botulism
A48.51 Infant botulism
A48.52 Wound botulism
A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

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