Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.53
Methicillin susceptible staphylococcus aureus
  • Short description: Meth susc Staph carrier.
  • ICD-9-CM V02.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V02.53 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM V02.53.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V02.53: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.53 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z22.321 Carrier or suspected carrier of Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
Applies To
  • MSSA colonization
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.53:
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • Staphylococcus NEC V02.59
      • methicillin
        • resistant Staphylococcus aureus V02.54
        • susceptible Staphylococcus aureus V02.53
  • Colonization
    • MSSA (methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus) V02.53
  • Methicillin
    • susceptible staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) 041.11
      • colonization V02.53
  • MSSA (methicillin susceptible staphylococcus aureus) 041.11
    • colonization V02.53
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