Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 003.0
Salmonella gastroenteritis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Salmonella enteritis.
  • ICD-9-CM 003.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 003.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Poisoning caused by ingestion of food harboring species of salmonella; conditions of raising, shipping, slaughtering, and marketing of domestic animals contribute to the spread of this bacterium in the food supply.
Applies To
  • Salmonellosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 003.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A02.0 Salmonella enteritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 003.0:
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • salmonella 003.0
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • aertrycke infection 003.0
    • Salmonella infection 003.0
    • salmonellosis 003.0
  • Gastroenteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (congestive) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (see also Enteritis) 558.9
    • aertrycke infection 003.0
    • salmonella 003.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Salmonella (aertrycke) (callinarum) (choleraesuis) (enteritidis) (suipestifer) (typhimurium) 003.9
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • food (acute) (bacterial) (diseased) (infected) NEC 005.9
      • due to
        • bacillus
          • aertrycke (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • botulinus 005.1
          • cereus 005.89
          • choleraesuis (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • paratyphosus (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
          • suipestifer (see also Poisoning, food, due to Salmonella) 003.9
        • Clostridium 005.3
        • Salmonella (aertrycke) (callinarum) (choleraesuis) (enteritidis) (paratyphi) (suipestifer) 003.9
          • with
            • gastroenteritis 003.0
            • localized infection(s) (see also Infection, Salmonella) 003.20
            • septicemia 003.1
            • specified manifestation NEC 003.8
        • specified bacterium NEC 005.89
        • Staphylococcus 005.0
        • Streptococcus 005.89
        • Vibrio parahaemolyticus 005.4
        • Vibrio vulnificus 005.81
      • noxious or naturally toxic 988.0
  • Salmonellosis 003.0
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