ICD-10-CM Code A48.2
Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A48.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A482 is used to code Legionnaires' disease
legionnaires' disease, also known as legionellosis or legion fever, is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by any type of legionella bacteria. over 90% of cases of legionnaires' disease are caused by legionella pneumophila.
|Specialty:||Infectious Disease, Pulmonology|
|ICD 9 Code:||482.84|
Transmission electron microscopy image of L. pneumophila, responsible for over 90% of Legionnaires' disease cases
- 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
- Extrapulmonary legionella infection (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A48.2 - Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 A48.2 and a single ICD9 code, 040.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: A48 - Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified