Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 036.9
Meningococcal infection, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Meningococcal infect NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 036.9 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 036.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Meningococcal infection
  • Meningococcal infectious disease
Applies To
  • Meningococcal infection NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 036.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A39.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 036.9:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • parameningococcus NEC 036.9
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • adrenalitis, hemorrhagic 036.3
    • cerebrospinal fever 036.0
    • infection NEC 036.9
    • meningitis (cerebrospinal) 036.0
    • septicemia (chronic) 036.2
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