Diagnosis Code

A48.2 NONPNEUMONIC LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE [PONTIAC FEVER]

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48.2

Short Description: Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]

Long Description: Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]

The code A48.2 is 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)
        • A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Cutaneous involvement legionellosis
  • Disseminated legionella infection
  • Extrapulmonary legionella infection
  • Legionella encephalopathy
  • Legionella infection
  • Pontiac fever

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A48.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A48.2 Right Arrow 040.89 Bacterial diseases NEC
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
A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified
A48.0 Gas gangrene
A48.1 Legionnaires' disease
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

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