Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.86
Helicobacter pylori [H. pylori]
  • Short description: Helicobacter pylori.
  • ICD-9-CM 041.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 041.86 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 041.86.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 041.86: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.86 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.81 Helicobacter pylori [H. pylori] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Gastric ulcer due to h pylori
  • Gastritis, Helicobacter pylori
  • H pylori gastritis
  • H pylori infection
  • Helicobacter blood test positive
  • Helicobacter breath test positive
  • Helicobacter pylori gastrointestinal tract infection
  • Helicobacter pylori infection
  • Helicobacter-associated colitis
  • Helicobacter-associated gastritis
  • Helicobacter-associated proctitis
  • Helicobacter-associated pyloric ulcer
  • Organism specific culture for Helicobacter pylori in gastric fluid positive
  • Pyloric ulcer associated with Helicobactor pylori
  • Pyloric ulcer due to h pylori
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.86:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Helicobactor pylori [H. pylori] 041.86
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