Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 047.8

Short Description: Viral meningitis NEC

Long Description: Other specified viral meningitis

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Poliomyelitis and other non-arthropod-borne viral diseases of central nervous system (045-049)
      • 047 Meningitis due to enterovirus
        • 047.8 Viral meningitis NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • California serogroup viral meningitis
  • Enterovirus meningitis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 047.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • virus, viral 079.99
      • central nervous system NEC 049.9
        • enterovirus 048
          • meningitis 047.9
            • specified type NEC 047.8
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • due to
      • enterovirus 047.9
        • specified NEC 047.8
    • enteroviral 047.9
      • specified type NEC 047.8
    • enterovirus 047.9
      • specified NEC 047.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 047.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
047.8 Right Arrow A87.8 Other viral meningitis
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
047.0 Meningitis due to coxsackie virus
047.1 Meningitis due to echo virus
047.9 Unspecified viral meningitis

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