Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 008.44
Intestinal infection due to yersinia enterocolitica
  • Short description: Int inf yrsnia entrcltca.
  • ICD-9-CM 008.44 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 008.44 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 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 008.44.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 008.44: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 008.44 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A04.6 Enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infection by Yersinia enterocolitica
  • Yersinia Enterocolitica enteritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 008.44:
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • Yersinia enterocolitica 008.44
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