A49

icd
Non-Billable

Bacterial infection of unspecified site


Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chaptersA49
  • bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95-B96)
  • chlamydial infection NOS (A74.9)
  • meningococcal infection NOS (A39.9)
  • rickettsial infection NOS (A79.9)
  • spirochetal infection NOS (A69.9)
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.-)

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