Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.82
Other specified bacterial infections in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site bacteroides fragilis
  • Short description: BACTEROIDES FRAGILIS.
  • ICD-9-CM 041.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 041.82 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.82 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.6 Bacteroides fragilis [B. fragilis] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bacillus fragilis infection
  • Bacteroides infection
  • Dientamoeba fragilis infection
  • Infection by Bacteroides fragilis
  • Infection due to Bacteroides
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.82:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Bacteroides (fragilis) (melaninogenicus) (oralis) NEC 041.82
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