Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 659.3
Generalized infection during labor
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 659.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Septicemia during labor
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 659.3:
  • Intoxication
    • septic
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • during labor 659.3
      • following
      • generalized - see Septicemia
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.2
  • Sepsis (generalized) 995.91
    • complicating labor 659.3
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • complicating labor 659.3
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