Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 320.1
Pneumococcal meningitis
  • ICD-9-CM 320.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 320.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 320.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 320.1: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 320.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G00.1 Pneumococcal meningitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 320.1:
  • Leptomeningitis (chronic) (circumscribed) (hemorrhagic) (nonsuppurative) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • pneumococcal 320.1
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • diplococcal 036.0
      • gram-negative 036.0
      • gram-positive 320.1
    • Diplococcus pneumoniae 320.1
    • pneumococcal 320.1
  • Meningoencephalitis (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • pneumococcal 320.1
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