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ICD-10-CM Code A04.2
Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection

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

A04.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A042 is used to code Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli

Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC) is a type of pathogenic bacteria whose infection causes a syndrome that is identical to Shigellosis, with profuse diarrhea and high fever. EIEC are highly invasive, and they use adhesin proteins to bind to and enter intestinal cells. They produce no toxins, but severely damage the intestinal wall through mechanical cell destruction.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
ICD 9 Code: 803

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

  • Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli gastrointestinal tract infection (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A04.2 - Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A04.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Intestinal infection due to enteroinvasive E. coli (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 008.03 was previously used, A04.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A04 - Other bacterial intestinal infections

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