Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.85
Other specified bacterial infections in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site, other gram-negative organisms
  • Short description: Oth gram negatv bacteria.
  • ICD-9-CM 041.85 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 041.85 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 041.85.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 041.85: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.85 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.89 Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aerobacter aerogenes infection
  • Bacteremia due to gram negative bacteria
  • Bacterial infection due to Klebsiella mobilis
  • Bacterial infection due to Serratia
  • Bordetellosis
  • Disease due to Gram-negative bacillus
  • Disease due to Gram-negative bacteria
  • Gram neg bacteremia
  • Gram neg infection
  • Gram negative bacteremia
  • Gram negative bacterial disease
  • Haemophilus infection
  • Helicobacter-associated disease
  • Infection due to Corynebacterium minutissimum
  • Infection due to Enterobacteriaceae
  • Infection due to non-cholerae vibrio
  • Infection due to Vibrio
  • Large gram-negative coccobacilli
  • Large gram-negative rods
  • Mima polymorpha infection
  • Moraxella infection of skin
  • Morganella infection
  • Small Gram-negative rods
  • Tonsillitis due to Gram negative bacteria
  • Vibrio vulnificus infection
041.85 Excludes
  • gram-negative anaerobes (041.84)
Applies To
  • Aerobacter aerogenes
  • Gram-negative bacteria NOS
  • Mima polymorpha
  • Serratia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.85:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Aerobacter aerogenes NEC 041.85
    • Enterobacter aerogenes NEC 041.85
    • Enterobacter sakazakii 041.85
    • gram-negative bacilli NEC 041.85
    • mima polymorpha NEC 041.85
    • Serratia (marcescens) 041.85
    • Vibrio
      • cholerae 001.0
      • parahaemolyticus (food poisoning) 005.4
      • vulnificus 041.85
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