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ICD-10-CM Code A24.1
Acute and fulminating melioidosis

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

A24.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute and fulminating melioidosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code A241 is used to code Melioidosis

Melioidosis is an infectious disease caused by a gram-negative bacterium, Burkholderia pseudomallei, found in soil and water. It is of public health importance in endemic areas, particularly in Thailand and northern Australia. It exists in acute and chronic forms. Signs and symptoms may include pain in chest, bones, or joints; cough; skin infections, lung nodules and pneumonia.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D008554
ICD 9 Code: 25

Burkholderia pseudomallei

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for A24.1 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.
Melioidosis pneumonia
Melioidosis sepsis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Acute and fulminating melioidosis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A24.1 - Acute and fulminating melioidosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A24.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Melioidosis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A24.1 and a single ICD9 code, 025 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: A24 - Glanders and melioidosis

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