Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 054.5
Herpetic septicemia
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 054.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 054.5 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: 054.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B00.7 Disseminated herpesviral disease
Disease Synonyms
  • Herpes simplex septicemia
  • Sepsis due to herpes simplex
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 054.5:
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • septicemia 054.5
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • herpes (simplex) 054.5
    • herpetic 054.5
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