Diagnosis Code

A48.3 TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48.3

Short Description: Toxic shock syndrome

Long Description: Toxic shock syndrome

The code A48.3 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)
        • A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Gram-positive septic shock
  • Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome
  • Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome
  • Streptococcus pyogenes infection
  • Toxic shock syndrome
  • Toxic shock syndrome caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Toxic shock syndrome caused by methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A48.3 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A48.3 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • endotoxic shock NOS (R57.8)
    • sepsis NOS (A41.9)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A48.3 Right Arrow 040.82 Toxic shock syndrome
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
A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]
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