ICD-10-CM Code A48.5
Other specified botulism
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
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 A48.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of A48.5 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified botulism' in more detail.
- A48.5 Other specified botulism NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE A48.51 botulism
- BILLABLE A48.52 botulism
Coding Notes for A48.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Non-foodborne intoxication due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum [C. botulinum]
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."
- Food poisoning due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum - instead, use code A05.1
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A48.5 - Other specified botulism'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A48.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Parent Code: A48 - Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified