Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48.51

Short Description: Infant botulism

Long Description: Infant botulism

The code A48.51 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)
        • A48.51 Infant botulism

This code is valid for pediatric diagnoses

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM


  • Botulism
  • Foodborne botulism
  • Foodborne botulism, type A
  • Infantile botulism
  • Intestinal botulism
  • Neonatal botulism
  • Poisoning by skeletal muscle relaxant
  • Toxicoinfectious botulism

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A48.51 Right Arrow 040.41 Infant botulism
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]
A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome
A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever
A48.5 Other specified botulism
A48.52 Wound botulism
A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2018