Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 482.9
Bacterial pneumonia, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Bacterial pneumonia NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 482.9 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 482.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bacterial bronchopneumonia
  • Bacterial pneumonia
  • Bronchopneumonia due to bacteria
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is caused by bacterial infections.
  • Pneumonia caused by various species of bacteria; commonly results from bronchogenic spread of infection following microaspiration of secretions.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 482.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J15.9 Unspecified bacterial pneumonia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 482.9:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • bacillus 482.9
    • bacterial 482.9
    • broncho-, bronchial (confluent) (croupous) (diffuse) (disseminated) (hemorrhagic) (involving lobes) (lobar) (terminal) 485
      • with influenza 487.0
      • allergic 518.3
      • aspiration (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
      • bacterial 482.9
      • capillary 466.19
        • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.19
      • chronic (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • congenital (infective) 770.0
      • diplococcal 481
      • Eaton's agent 483.0
      • Escherichia coli (E. coli) 482.82
      • Friedl√§nder's bacillus 482.0
      • Hemophilus influenzae 482.2
      • hiberno-vernal 083.0 [484.8]
      • hypostatic 514
      • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.0
      • inhalation (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
        • due to fumes or vapors (chemical) 506.0
      • Klebsiella 482.0
      • lipid 507.1
      • Mycoplasma (pneumoniae) 483.0
      • ornithosis 073.0
      • pleuropneumonia-like organisms (PPLO) 483.0
      • pneumococcal 481
      • Proteus 482.83
      • Pseudomonas 482.1
      • specified organism NEC 483.8
      • staphylococcal 482.40
      • streptococcal - see Pneumonia, streptococcal
      • typhoid 002.0 [484.8]
      • viral, virus (see also Pneumonia, viral) 480.9
    • lobar (diplococcal) (disseminated) (double) (interstitial) (pneumococcal, any type) 481
      • with influenza (see also Influenza) 487.0
      • bacterial 482.9
      • chronic (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • Escherichia coli (E. coli) 482.82
      • Friedl√§nder's bacillus 482.0
      • Hemophilus influenzae (H. influenzae) 482.2
      • hypostatic 514
      • influenzal (see also Influenza) 487.0
      • Klebsiella 482.0
      • ornithosis 073.0
      • Proteus 482.83
      • Pseudomonas 482.1
      • psittacosis 073.0
      • specified organism NEC 483.8
      • staphylococcal 482.40
      • streptococcal - see Pneumonia, streptococcal
      • viral, virus (see also Pneumonia, viral) 480.9
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