Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 036.89

Short Description: Meningococcal infect NEC

Long Description: Other specified meningococcal infections

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 036 Meningococcal infection
        • 036.89 Meningococcal infect NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Meningococcal conjunctivitis
  • Meningococcal pharyngitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 036.89 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Conjunctivitis (exposure) (infectious) (nondiphtheritic) (pneumococcal) (pustular) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) NEC 372.30
    • meningococcic 036.89
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • labialis 054.9
      • meningococcal 036.89
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
      • specified site NEC 036.89

Crosswalk Information

The code 036.89 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
036.89 Right Arrow A39.89 Other meningococcal infections
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
036.0 Meningococcal meningitis
036.1 Meningococcal encephalitis
036.2 Meningococcemia
036.3 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome, meningococcal
036.40 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
036.41 Meningococcal pericarditis
036.42 Meningococcal endocarditis
036.43 Meningococcal myocarditis
036.81 Meningococcal optic neuritis
036.82 Meningococcal arthropathy
036.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified

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