Diagnosis Code

A48.8 OTHER SPECIFIED BACTERIAL DISEASES

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48.8

Short Description: Other specified bacterial diseases

Long Description: Other specified bacterial diseases

The code A48.8 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)
        • A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Dermatophilosis caused by Dermatophilus congolensis
  • Disease caused by Gram-negative bacillus
  • Disease caused by Gram-negative cocci
  • Disease caused by Gram-positive bacteria
  • Disease caused by Gram-positive coccus
  • Endotoxemia
  • Endotoxicosis
  • Eperythrozoonosis
  • Infection caused by carbapenem resistant bacteria
  • Infection caused by diphtheroid bacteria
  • Infection caused by diphtheroid bacteria
  • Infection caused by Fusobacterium
  • Infection caused by Rhodococcus equi
  • Infection due to carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
  • Necrobacillosis
  • Recalcitrant erythematous desquamating disorder
  • Rhinoscleroma
  • Trichomycosis axillaris
  • Trichomycosis pubis
  • Tyzzer's disease
  • Yersiniosis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A48.8 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
A48.8 Right Arrow 040.1 Rhinoscleroma
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
A48.2 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

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