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Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 005.3

Short Description: Food pois: clostrid NEC

Long Description: Food poisoning due to other Clostridia

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 005 Other food poisoning (bacterial)
        • 005.3 Food pois: clostrid NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Food poisoning due to Clostridia

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 005.3 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • food (acute) (bacterial) (diseased) (infected) NEC 005.9
      • due to
        • Clostridium 005.3
          • botulinum 005.1
          • perfringens 005.2
          • welchii 005.2

Crosswalk Information

The code 005.3 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
005.3 Right Arrow A05.8 Other specified bacterial foodborne intoxications
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
005.0 Staphylococcal food poisoning
005.1 Botulism food poisoning
005.2 Food poisoning due to Clostridium perfringens (C. welchii)
005.4 Food poisoning due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus
005.81 Food poisoning due to Vibrio vulnificus
005.89 Other bacterial food poisoning
005.9 Food poisoning, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014