Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 004.9
Shigellosis, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Shigellosis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 004.9 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 004.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Infection by Shigella
  • Shigella infection
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 004.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A03.9 Shigellosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 004.9:
  • Chinese dysentery 004.9
  • Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (cystica superficialis) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) 558.9
    • bacillary (see also Infection, Shigella) 004.9
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • asylum 004.9
    • bacterium 004.9
    • Chinese 004.9
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • bacillary NEC 004.9
    • Shigella 004.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • Shigella (see also Dysentery, bacillary) 004.9
  • Shigella (dysentery) (see also Dysentery, bacillary) 004.9
    • carrier (suspected) of V02.3
  • Shigellosis (see also Dysentery, bacillary) 004.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 004.9 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.