Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 482.81
Pneumonia due to anaerobes
  • Short description: PNEUMONIA ANAEROBES.
  • ICD-9-CM 482.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 482.81 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: 482.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J15.8 Pneumonia due to other specified bacteria
Disease Synonyms
  • Anaerobic bronchopneumonia
  • Anaerobic pneumonia
  • Bronchopneumonia due to anaerobic bacteria
  • Pneumonia due to anaerobic bacteria
Applies To
  • Gram-negative anaerobes
  • Bacteroides (melaninogenicus)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 482.81:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • anaerobes 482.81
    • Bacteroides (fragilis) (oralis) (melaninogenicus) 482.81
    • Butyrivibrio (fibriosolvens) 482.81
    • Clostridium (haemolyticum) (novyi) NEC 482.81
    • Eubacterium 482.81
    • fusobacterium (nucleatum) 482.81
    • gram-negative bacteria NEC 482.83
      • anaerobic 482.81
    • Peptococcus 482.81
    • Peptostreptococcus 482.81
    • Proprionibacterium 482.81
    • Veillonella 482.81
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