Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 033.8
Whooping cough due to other specified organism
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Whooping cough NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 033.8 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 033.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Bordetella bronchiseptica [B. bronchiseptica]
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 033.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A37.80 Whooping cough due to other Bordetella species without pneumonia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 033.8:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Whooping cough 033.9
    • due to
      • Bordetella
      • specified organism NEC 033.8
        • with pneumonia 033.8 [484.3]
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