Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 005.3
Food poisoning due to other clostridia
  • Short description: FOOD POIS: CLOSTRID NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 005.3 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 005.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 005.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 005.3: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 005.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A05.8 Other specified bacterial foodborne intoxications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 005.3:
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • food (acute) (bacterial) (diseased) (infected) NEC 005.9
      • due to
        • bacillus
          • aertrycke (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • botulinus 005.1
          • cereus 005.89
          • choleraesuis (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • paratyphosus (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • suipestifer (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
        • Clostridium 005.3
        • Salmonella (aertrycke) (callinarum) (choleraesuis) (enteritidis) (paratyphi) (suipestifer) 003.9
          • with
            • gastroenteritis 003.0
            • localized infection(s) (see also Infection, Salmonella) 003.20
            • septicemia 003.1
            • specified manifestation NEC 003.8
        • specified bacterium NEC 005.89
        • Staphylococcus 005.0
        • Streptococcus 005.89
        • Vibrio parahaemolyticus 005.4
        • Vibrio vulnificus 005.81
      • noxious or naturally toxic 988.0
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