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ICD-10-CM Code A03.1
Shigellosis due to Shigella flexneri

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

A03.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of shigellosis due to Shigella flexneri. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A03 is used to code Shigellosis

Shigellosis, also known as bacillary dysentery or Marlow syndrome, in its most severe manifestation, is a foodborne illness caused by infection by bacteria of the genus Shigella. Shigellosis rarely occurs in animals other than humans.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D004405, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751
ICD 9 Codes: 4, 5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558

Coding Notes for A03.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Group B shigellosis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Infection due to Group B Shigella (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A03.1 - Shigellosis due to Shigella flexneri'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A03.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Hiss-Russell dysentery (A03.1)
Flexner's dysentery (A03.1)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Shigella flexneri (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 004.1 was previously used, A03.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A03 - Shigellosis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A031