Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 482.81
Pneumonia due to anaerobes
  • Short description: PNEUMONIA ANAEROBES.
  • ICD-9-CM 482.81 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 482.81 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 482.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 482.81: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anaerobic bronchopneumonia
  • Anaerobic pneumonia
  • Bronchopneumonia due to anaerobic bacteria
  • Pneumonia due to anaerobic bacteria
Applies To
  • Gram-negative anaerobes
  • Bacteroides (melaninogenicus)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 482.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM J15.8 Pneumonia due to other specified bacteria
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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