Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 008.04
Intestinal infection due to enterohemorrhagic E. coli
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Int inf e coli entrhmrg.
  • ICD-9-CM 008.04 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 008.04 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • E coli enterohemorrhagic enteritis
  • Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli gastrointestinal tract infection
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 008.04 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A04.3 Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 008.04:
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
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