Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 003.21

Short Description: Salmonella meningitis

Long Description: Salmonella meningitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001ā€“139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 003 Other salmonella infections
        • 003.21 Salmonella meningitis

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 003.21 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Salmonella (aertrycke) (callinarum) (choleraesuis) (enteritidis) (suipestifer) (typhimurium) 003.9
      • with
        • meningitis 003.21
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • Salmonella 003.21
  • Salmonella (aertrycke) (choleraesuis) (enteritidis) (gallinarum) (suipestifer) (typhimurium) (see also Infection, Salmonella) 003.9
    • meningitis 003.21

Crosswalk Information

The code 003.21 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
003.21 Right Arrow A02.21 Salmonella meningitis
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 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 doesnā€™t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 003.0 Salmonella gastroenteritis
2 003.1 Salmonella septicemia
3 003.20 Localized salmonella infection, unspecified
4 003.22 Salmonella pneumonia
5 003.23 Salmonella arthritis
6 003.24 Salmonella osteomyelitis
7 003.29 Other localized salmonella infections
8 003.8 Other specified salmonella infections
9 003.9 Salmonella infection, unspecified

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