ICD-10-CM Code A05
Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code A05 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of A05 that describes the diagnosis 'oth bacterial foodborne intoxications, nec' in more detail.
- A05 Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code A05 is used to code Enteritis
Enteritis (entero- + -itis) is inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by food or drink contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration, and fever. Inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system are:
|MeSH Codes:||D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751|
|ICD 9 Codes:||5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558|
Coding Notes for A05 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Clostridium difficile foodborne intoxication and infection - instead, use code A04.7
- Escherichia coli infection (A04.0-A04.4) - instead, use code A04.0-
- Listeriosis - instead, use code A32.-
- Salmonella foodborne intoxication and infection - instead, use code A02.-
- Toxic effect of noxious foodstuffs - instead, use Section T61-T62
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A05 - Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A05. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.