Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 038.40

Short Description: Gram-neg septicemia NOS

Long Description: Septicemia due to gram-negative organism, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 038 Septicemia
        • 038.40 Gram-neg septicemia NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 038.40 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • enteric gram-negative bacilli 038.40
    • gram-negative (organism) 038.40
      • anaerobic 038.3

Crosswalk Information

The code 038.40 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
038.40 Right Arrow A41.50 Gram-negative sepsis, unspecified
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
038.2 Pneumococcal septicemia [Streptococcus pneumoniae septicemia]
038.3 Septicemia due to anaerobes
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