Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 008.8
Intestinal infection due to other organism not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Viral enteritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 008.8 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 008.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 008.8: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Enteritis due to specified virus
  • Fibricoliasis
  • Gastric hemorrhage due to viral gastritis
  • Gastroenteric plague
  • Infantile gastroenteritis
  • Infantile viral gastroenteritis
  • Neonatal dacryocystitis or conjunctivitis due to virus
  • Viral and ill-defined gastrointestinal infections
  • Viral colitis
  • Viral enteritis
  • Viral gastritis
  • Viral gastritis w hemorrhage
  • Viral gastritis with hemorrhage
  • Viral gastroenteritis
  • Viral infection of the digestive tract
008.8 Excludes
  • influenza with involvement of gastrointestinal tract (487.8)
Applies To
  • Viral:
    • enteritis NOS
    • gastroenteritis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 008.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A08.8 Other specified intestinal infections
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 008.8:
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • due to
      • achylia gastrica 536.8
      • Aerobacter aerogenes 008.2
      • Bacillus coli - see Enteritis, E. coli
      • bacteria NEC 008.5
      • bile salts 579.8
      • Capillaria
      • Clostridium perfringens (C) (F) 008.46
      • Enterobacter aerogenes 008.2
      • enterococci 008.49
      • Escherichia coli - see Enteritis, E. coli
      • Giardia lamblia 007.1
      • Heterophyes heterophyes 121.6
      • irritating foods 787.91
      • Metagonimus yokogawai 121.5
      • Necator americanus 126.1
      • Paracolobactrum arizonae 008.1
      • Paracolon bacillus NEC 008.47
      • Proteus (bacillus) (mirabilis) (Morganii) 008.3
      • Pseudomonas aeruginosa 008.42
      • S. japonicum 120.2
      • specified organism NEC 008.8
      • Staphylococcus 008.41
      • Streptococcus 008.49
      • Strongyloides stercoralis 127.2
      • Trichuris trichiuria 127.3
      • virus NEC (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.69
    • dysenteric 009.2
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
    • endemic 009.3
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
    • epidemic 009.2
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
    • infectious 009.2
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
      • presumed 009.3
    • inflammatory 787.91
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
    • septic 009.2
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
    • specified organism NEC 008.8
    • travelers' 009.2
      • due to specified organism NEC 008.8
    • viral (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • viral (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
  • Flu - see also Influenza
    • gastric NEC 008.8
  • Gastroduodenitis (see also Gastritis) 535.5
    • virus, viral 008.8
  • Gastroenteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (congestive) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (see also Enteritis) 558.9
    • viral NEC 008.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • virus, viral 079.99
      • adenovirus
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.0
      • central nervous system NEC 049.9
      • chest 519.8
      • conjunctivitis 077.99
        • specified type NEC 077.89
      • coronavirus 079.89
      • Coxsackie (see also Infection, Coxsackie) 079.2
      • Ebola 065.8
      • ECHO
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.1
      • encephalitis 049.9
      • enteritis NEC (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
      • exanthem NEC 057.9
      • Hantavirus 079.81
      • human papilloma 079.4
      • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • intestine (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
      • Lung - see Pneumonia, viral
      • respiratory syncytial (RSV) 079.6
      • Retrovirus 079.50
      • rhinovirus
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.3
      • salivary gland disease 078.5
      • slow 046.9
        • specified condition NEC 046.8
      • specified type NEC 079.89
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • unspecified nature or site 079.99
      • warts 078.10
      • yaba monkey tumor 059.22
  • Upset
    • gastrointestinal 536.8
      • psychogenic 306.4
      • virus (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
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