ICD-10-CM Code A04.3
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A04.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A043 is used to code Escherichia coli O157:H7
Escherichia coli O157:H7 is an enterohemorrhagic serotype of the bacteria Escherichia coli and a cause of illness, typically through consumption of contaminated and raw food including raw milk. Infection with this type of pathogenic bacteria may lead to hemorrhagic diarrhea, and to kidney failure.
|ICD 9 Code:||804|
Topographical images of colonies of E. coli O157:H7 strains (A) 43895OW (curli non-producing) and (B) 43895OR (curli producing) grown on agar for 48 h at 28°C.
- 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
- Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli gastrointestinal tract infection (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A04.3 - Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 008.04 was previously used, A04.3 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.