Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 771.7
Neonatal Candida infection
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Neonatal candida infect.
  • ICD-9-CM 771.7 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 771.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Neonatal moniliasis
  • Thrush in newborn
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 771.7 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 771.7 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P37.5 Neonatal candidiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 771.7:
  • Candidiasis, candidal 112.9
    • congenital 771.7
    • neonatal 771.7
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Candida (albicans) (tropicalis) (see also Candidiasis) 112.9
      • congenital 771.7
    • Monilia (see also Candidiasis) 112.9
      • neonatal 771.7
  • Moniliasis - see also Candidiasis
    • neonatal 771.7
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
  • Thrush 112.0
    • newborn 771.7
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