Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.83
Other specified bacterial infections in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site, Clostridium perfringens
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Clostridium perfringens.
  • ICD-9-CM 041.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 041.83 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 041.83.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 041.83: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.83 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.7 Clostridium perfringens [C. perfringens] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Clostridium perfringens infection
  • Hemolytic anemia due to Clostridium welchii
  • Infection due to Clostridium perfringens
  • Infection due to Clostridium perfringens type A
  • Infection due to Clostridium perfringens type B
  • Infection due to Clostridium perfringens type C
  • Infection due to Clostridium perfringens type D
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.83:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Clostridium (haemolyticum) (novyi) NEC 041.84
      • botulinum 005.1
      • histolyticum (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • oedematiens (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • perfringens 041.83
      • septicum (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • sordellii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • welchii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
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