Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 790.7
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 790.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 790.7 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 790.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 790.7: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 790.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R78.81 Bacteremia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bacteremia (bacteria in blood)
  • Bacteremia due to gram negative bacteria
  • Bacteremia due to gram positive bacteria
  • Bacteremia due to Salmonella
  • Bacteremia due to Staphylococcus aureus
  • Gram neg bacteremia
  • Gram negative bacteremia
  • Gram pos bacteremia
  • Gram positive bacteremia
  • S aureus bacteremia
  • Salmonella bacteremia
  • Staph aureus bacteremia
790.7 Excludes
  • bacteremia of newborn (771.83)
  • septicemia (038)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify organism (041)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 790.7:
  • Bacteremia 790.7
  • Bacteria
    • in blood (see also Bacteremia) 790.7
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • blood culture, positive 790.7
  • Positive
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