Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 041.49
Other and unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli]
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 041.49 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 041.49 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 041.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.20 Unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B96.29 Other Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • E coli 0158 infection
  • E coli infection
  • Escherichia coli urinary tract infection
  • Escherichia coli UTI
  • Infection due to Escherichia coli
  • Infection due to Escherichia coli 0158
Applies To
  • Escherichia coli [E. coli] NOS
  • Non-Shiga toxin-producing E. coli
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 041.49:
  • Bacillus - see also Infection, bacillus
  • Colibacillosis 041.49
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Escherichia coli (E. coli) 041.49
      • enteritis - see Enteritis, E. coli
      • generalized 038.42
      • intestinal - see Enteritis, E. coli
      • non-Shiga toxin-producing 041.49
      • Shiga toxin-producing (STEC) 041.43
        • with
        • non-O157 (with known O group) 041.42
        • O157 (with confirmation of Shiga toxin when H antigen is unknown, or is not H7) 041.41
        • O157:H- (nonmotile) with confirmation of Shiga toxin 041.41
        • O157:H7 with or without confirmation of Shiga toxin-production 041.41
        • specified NEC 041.42
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