Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 036.0
Meningococcal meningitis
  • ICD-9-CM 036.0 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 036.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 036.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 036.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Cerebrospinal fever (meningococcal)
  • Meningitis:
    • cerebrospinal
    • epidemic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 036.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 036.0:
  • Arachnoiditis (acute) (adhesive) (basic) (brain) (cerebrospinal) (chiasmal) (chronic) (spinal) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • meningococcal (chronic) 036.0
  • Fever 780.60
    • cerebrospinal (meningococcal) (see also Meningitis, cerebrospinal) 036.0
    • petechial 036.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • parameningococcus NEC 036.9
      • with meningitis 036.0
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • cerebrospinal (see also Meningitis) 322.9
      • late effect - see category 326
      • meningococcal 036.0
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 013.6
  • Leptomeningitis (chronic) (circumscribed) (hemorrhagic) (nonsuppurative) (see also Meningitis) 322.9
    • epidemic 036.0
    • meningococcal 036.0
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • cerebrospinal (acute) (chronic) (diplococcal) (endemic) (epidemic) (fulminant) (infectious) (malignant) (meningococcal) (sporadic) 036.0
    • diplococcal 036.0
      • gram-negative 036.0
      • gram-positive 320.1
    • epidemic NEC 036.0
    • gram-negative cocci NEC 036.0
    • meningococcal (chronic) 036.0
    • Neisseria 036.0
    • sporadic cerebrospinal 036.0
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • cerebrospinal fever 036.0
    • meningitis (cerebrospinal) 036.0
  • Meningoencephalitis (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • epidemic 036.0
  • Meningomyelitis (see also Meningoencephalitis) 323.9
    • meningococcal 036.0
  • Petechial
    • fever 036.0
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