Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 005.81

Short Description: Food poisn d/t v. vulnif

Long Description: Food poisoning due to Vibrio vulnificus

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 005 Other food poisoning (bacterial)
        • 005.81 Food poisn d/t v. vulnif

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 005.81 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
        • Vibrio vulnificus 005.81

Crosswalk Information

The code 005.81 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
005.81 Right Arrow A05.5 Foodborne Vibrio vulnificus 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
3 005.2 Food poisoning due to Clostridium perfringens (C. welchii)
4 005.3 Food poisoning due to other Clostridia
5 005.4 Food poisoning due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus
6 005.89 Other bacterial food poisoning
7 005.9 Food poisoning, unspecified

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