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ICD-10-CM Code A27.81
Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis

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

A27.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A27 is used to code Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis (also known as field fever, rat catcher's yellows, and pretibial fever among others names) is an infection caused by corkscrew-shaped bacteria called Leptospira. Signs and symptoms can range from none to mild such as headaches, muscle pains, and fevers; to severe with bleeding from the lungs or meningitis. If the infection causes the person to turn yellow, have kidney failure and bleeding, it is then known as Weil's disease. If it causes lots of bleeding from the lungs it is known as severe pulmonary haemorrhage syndrome.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
ICD 9 Code: 100

Leptospira magnified 200-fold with dark-field microscope

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #023-027 - Cranio with major dev impl or acute complex cns pdx with MCC or chemo implant.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Cranio with major dev impl or acute complex cns pdx without MCC.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Craniotomy and endovascular intracranial procedures with MCC.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Craniotomy and endovascular intracranial procedures with CC.
  • DRG Group #023-027 - Craniotomy and endovascular intracranial procedures without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis with CC.
  • DRG Group #097-099 - Non-bacterial infect of nervous system except viral meningitis without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A27.81 - Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A27.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Leptospiral meningitis (aseptic) (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 100.81 was previously used, A27.81 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A27.8 - Other forms of leptospirosis

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