Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 027.0
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 027.0 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 027.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cutaneous listeriosis
  • Listeria meningitis
  • Listeria meningoencephalitis
  • Listerial endocarditis
  • Listerial meningitis
  • Listerial meningoencephalitis
  • Listerial sepsis
  • Listeriosis infection
  • Oculoglandular listeriosis
  • Sepsis due to Listeria monocytogenes
Clinical Information
  • Gram positive bacterial infection with the genus listeria including listeria meningitis which causes clinical manifestations including fever, altered mentation, headache, meningeal signs, focal neurologic signs, and seizures.
027.0 Excludes
  • congenital listeriosis (771.2)
Applies To
  • Infection by Listeria monocytogenes
  • Septicemia by Listeria monocytogenes
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify manifestations, as meningitis (320.7)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 027.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A32.11 Listerial meningitis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A32.12 Listerial meningoencephalitis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A32.7 Listerial sepsis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A32.81 Oculoglandular listeriosis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A32.89 Other forms of listeriosis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A32.9 Listeriosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 027.0:
  • Granulomatosis NEC 686.1
    • miliary 027.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • argentophil-rod 027.0
    • Listeria monocytogenes (listeriosis) 027.0
  • Listerellose 027.0
  • Listeriose 027.0
  • Listeriosis 027.0
    • suspected fetal damage affecting management of pregnancy 655.4
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • Listeria monocytogenes 027.0
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