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ICD-10-CM Code A05.9
Bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified

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

A05.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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:

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751
ICD 9 Codes: 5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Poisoning by ingestion of fish contaminated by bacteria (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A05.9 - Bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A05.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Food poisoning, unspecified (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 005.9 was previously used, A05.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A05 - Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A059