Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 005.2

Short Description: Food pois d/t c. perfrin

Long Description: Food poisoning due to Clostridium perfringens (C. welchii)

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 005 Other food poisoning (bacterial)
        • 005.2 Food pois d/t c. perfrin

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 005.2 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • necroticans 005.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Clostridium (haemolyticum) (novyi) NEC 041.84
      • perfringens 041.83
        • due to food 005.2
      • welchii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
        • due to food 005.2
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • food (acute) (bacterial) (diseased) (infected) NEC 005.9
      • due to
        • Clostridium 005.3
          • perfringens 005.2
          • welchii 005.2

Crosswalk Information

The code 005.2 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
005.2 Right Arrow A05.2 Foodborne Clostridium perfringens intoxication
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 doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 005.0 Staphylococcal food poisoning
2 005.1 Botulism food poisoning
3 005.3 Food poisoning due to other Clostridia
4 005.4 Food poisoning due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus
5 005.81 Food poisoning due to Vibrio vulnificus
6 005.89 Other bacterial food poisoning
7 005.9 Food poisoning, unspecified

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