Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 482.81
Pneumonia due to anaerobes
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 482.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 482.81 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: 482.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM J15.8 Pneumonia due to other specified bacteria
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anaerobic bronchopneumonia
  • Anaerobic pneumonia
  • Bronchopneumonia due to anaerobic bacteria
  • Pneumonia due to anaerobic bacteria
Applies To
  • Gram-negative anaerobes
  • Bacteroides (melaninogenicus)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 482.81:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • anaerobes 482.81
    • Bacteroides (fragilis) (oralis) (melaninogenicus) 482.81
    • Butyrivibrio (fibriosolvens) 482.81
    • Clostridium (haemolyticum) (novyi) NEC 482.81
    • due to
      • adenovirus 480.0
      • anaerobes 482.81
      • Bacterium anitratum 482.83
      • Chlamydia, chlamydial 483.1
      • coccidioidomycosis 114.0
      • Diplococcus (pneumoniae) 481
      • Eaton's agent 483.0
      • Escherichia coli (E. coli) 482.82
      • Friedl√§nder's bacillus 482.0
      • fumes or vapors (chemical) (inhalation) 506.0
      • fungus NEC 117.9 [484.7]
      • Hemophilus influenzae (H. influenzae) 482.2
      • Herellea 482.83
      • influenza (see also Influenza) 487.0
      • Klebsiella pneumoniae 482.0
      • Mycoplasma (pneumoniae) 483.0
      • parainfluenza virus 480.2
      • pleuropneumonia-like organism (PPLO) 483.0
      • Pneumococcus 481
      • Pneumocystis carinii 136.3
      • Pneumocystis jiroveci 136.3
      • Proteus 482.83
      • Pseudomonas 482.1
      • respiratory syncytial virus 480.1
      • rickettsia 083.9 [484.8]
      • SARS-associated coronavirus 480.3
      • specified
      • Staphylococcus 482.40
      • Streptococcus - see also Pneumonia, streptococcal
      • virus (see also Pneumonia, viral) 480.9
        • SARS-associated coronavirus 480.3
    • Eubacterium 482.81
    • fusobacterium (nucleatum) 482.81
    • gram-negative bacteria NEC 482.83
      • anaerobic 482.81
    • Peptococcus 482.81
    • Peptostreptococcus 482.81
    • Proprionibacterium 482.81
    • Veillonella 482.81
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