Search Icon


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 038.2

Short Description: Pneumococcal septicemia

Long Description: Pneumococcal septicemia [Streptococcus pneumoniae septicemia]

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 038 Septicemia
        • 038.2 Pneumococcal septicemia

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 038.2 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • pneumococcal NEC 041.2
      • generalized (purulent) 038.2
  • Pneumococcemia 038.2
  • Pyemia, pyemic (purulent) (see also Septicemia) 038.9
    • pneumococcal 038.2
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • pneumococcal 038.2
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae 038.2

Crosswalk Information

The code 038.2 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
038.2 Right Arrow A40.3 Sepsis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae
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
038.0 Streptococcal septicemia
038.10 Staphylococcal septicemia, unspecified
038.11 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus septicemia
038.12 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus septicemia
038.19 Other staphylococcal septicemia
038.3 Septicemia due to anaerobes
038.40 Septicemia due to gram-negative organism, unspecified
038.41 Septicemia due to hemophilus influenzae [H. influenzae]
038.42 Septicemia due to escherichia coli [E. coli]
038.43 Septicemia due to pseudomonas
038.44 Septicemia due to serratia
038.49 Other septicemia due to gram-negative organisms
038.8 Other specified septicemias
038.9 Unspecified septicemia

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