Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 771
Infections specific to the perinatal period
  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 771 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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771 Includes
  • infections acquired before or during birth or via the umbilicus or during the first 28 days after birth
771 Excludes
  • congenital pneumonia (770.0)
  • congenital syphilis (090.0-090.9)
  • infant botulism (040.41)
  • maternal infectious disease as a cause of mortality or morbidity in fetus or newborn, but fetus or newborn not manifesting the disease (760.2)
  • ophthalmia neonatorum due to gonococcus (098.40)
  • other infections not specifically classified to this category
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