A36

icd
Non-Billable

Diphtheria


Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
Excludes 2
1
  • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
  • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
Includes
1diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

A36icd
Diphtheria
Pharyngeal diphtheria
Nasopharyngeal diphtheria
Laryngeal diphtheria
Cutaneous diphtheria
Other diphtheria
Diphtheritic cardiomyopathy
Diphtheritic radiculomyelitis
Diphtheritic polyneuritis
Diphtheritic tubulo-interstitial nephropathy