Diagnosis Code

A49 BACTERIAL INFECTION OF UNSPECIFIED SITE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A49

Short Description: Bacterial infection of unspecified site

Long Description: Bacterial infection of unspecified site

The code A49 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Bacterial infection of unspecified site (A49)
        • A49 Bacterial infection of unspecified site

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A49 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95-B96)
    • chlamydial infection NOS (A74.9)
    • meningococcal infection NOS (A39.9)
    • rickettsial infection NOS (A79.9)
    • spirochetal infection NOS (A69.9)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A49.0 Staphylococcal infection, unspecified site
A49.01 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
A49.02 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
A49.1 Streptococcal infection, unspecified site
A49.2 Hemophilus influenzae infection, unspecified site
A49.3 Mycoplasma infection, unspecified site
A49.8 Other bacterial infections of unspecified site
A49.9 Bacterial infection, unspecified

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