Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 040.89

Short Description: Bacterial diseases NEC

Long Description: Other specified bacterial diseases

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 040 Other bacterial diseases
        • 040.89 Bacterial diseases NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Bacterial arthritis of elbow
  • Bacterial arthritis of patellofemoral joint
  • Clostridial infection
  • Mycoplasma arthritis
  • Oral mucosal bacterial disease
  • Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 040.89 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 716.9
    • due to or associated with
      • bacterial disease NEC 040.89 [711.4]
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • bacterial NEC 040.89
      • zoonotic NEC 027.9
        • specified type NEC 027.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 040.89 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
040.89 Right Arrow A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases
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
040.0 Gas gangrene
040.1 Rhinoscleroma
040.2 Whipple's disease
040.3 Necrobacillosis
040.41 Infant botulism
040.42 Wound botulism
040.81 Tropical pyomyositis
040.82 Toxic shock syndrome

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