Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 590
Infections of kidney
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below 590 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Invasion and growth of microorganisms in the kidney; may be clinically inapparent or result in local cellular injury
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify organism, such as Escherichia coli [E. coli] (041.41-041.49)
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