2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 038
- There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 038 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- (sep-sis) the presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
- Disease caused by the spread of bacteria and their toxins in the bloodstream. Also called blood poisoning
- Systemic disease associated with presence and persistance of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood