Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 771.89
Other infections specific to the perinatal period
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)

  • Short description: Perinatal infection NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 771.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 771.89 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 771.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 771.89: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 771.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P39.2 Intra-amniotic infection affecting newborn, not elsewhere classified
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P39.8 Other specified infections specific to the perinatal period
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital viral disease
  • Congenital viral infection
Applies To
  • Intra-amniotic infection of fetus NOS
  • Infection of newborn NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 771.89:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • newborn, generalized 771.89
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
    • infection 771.89
  • Sepsis (generalized) 995.91
    • umbilical (newborn) (organism unspecified) 771.89
  • Septic - see also condition
    • umbilical cord (newborn) (organism unspecified) 771.89
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • navel, newborn (organism unspecified) 771.89
    • umbilicus, newborn (organism unspecified) 771.89
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