Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.12
Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus
  • Short description: MRSA elsewhere/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 041.12 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 041.12 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 041.12.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 041.12: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Culture positive for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Infection due to glycopeptide intermediate Staphylococcus aureus
  • Infection due to glycopeptide intermediate/resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Infection due to vancomycin intermediate Staphylococcus aureus
  • Infection due to vancomycin intermediate/resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Infection due to vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Infection due to vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase positive
  • Methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) infection
  • Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus positive
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection of postoperative wound
  • MRSA infection
  • Multiple-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Staph aureus infection multiple resistant (mrsa)
  • Staph aureus infection, multiple resistant, mrsa
  • Toxic shock syndrome due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Toxic shock syndrome due to MRSA
Applies To
  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B95.62 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.12:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • methicillin
      • resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 041.12
      • susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) 041.11
    • MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) 041.12
    • staphylococcal NEC 041.10
      • aureus 041.11
        • methicillin
          • resistant (MRSA) 041.12
          • susceptible MSSA) 041.11
      • food poisoning 005.0
      • generalized (purulent) 038.10
      • pneumonia 482.40
        • aureus 482.41
        • MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) 482.42
        • MSSA (methicillin susceptible staphylococcus aureus) 482.41
        • specified type NEC 482.49
      • septicemia 038.10
        • aureus 038.11
        • MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) 038.12
        • MSSA (methicillin susceptible staphylococcus aureus) 038.11
        • specified organism NEC 038.19
      • specified NEC 041.19
  • Methicillin
    • resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 041.12
  • MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) 041.12
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