Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.9
Bacterial infection, unspecified, in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
  • Short description: Bacterial infection NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 041.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 041.9 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 041.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 041.9: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.89 Other specified bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute bacterial arthritis
  • Acute bacterial bronchitis
  • Acute bacterial epiglottitis
  • Acute bacterial paronychia
  • Acute bacterial pharyngitis
  • Acute bacterial sialadenitis
  • Acute bacterial tonsillitis
  • Acute suppurative arthritis due to bacteria
  • Acute ulcerative gingivitis
  • Bacteremia due to gram positive bacteria
  • Bacterial abscess of aortic valve
  • Bacterial arthritis
  • Bacterial balanitis
  • Bacterial cardiovascular infection
  • Bacterial chorioretinitis
  • Bacterial corneal ulcer
  • Bacterial dermatitis of eyelid
  • Bacterial encephalitis
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Bacterial esophagitis
  • Bacterial genital infection
  • Bacterial infection
  • Bacterial infection by site
  • Bacterial infection of eye
  • Bacterial infection of skin
  • Bacterial infection of the nervous system
  • Bacterial infections, recurrent
  • Bacterial infectious disease
  • Bacterial infectious disease of brain
  • Bacterial infectious disease of heart
  • Bacterial intestinal infectious disease
  • Bacterial lower respiratory infection
  • Bacterial musculoskeletal infection
  • Bacterial oral infection
  • Bacterial pericarditis
  • Bacterial peritonitis
  • Bacterial portal cirrhosis
  • Bacterial respiratory infection
  • Bacterial ulcer of esophagus
  • Bacterial urinary infection
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Dermatophilus infection
  • Erythema nodosum due to bacterial infection
  • Gram pos bacteremia
  • Gram positive bacteremia
  • Post-bacterial arthropathy
  • Recurrent bacterial infection
  • Seal finger
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.9:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
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