ICD-10-CM Code P39.8
Other specified infections specific to the perinatal period
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Newborn OnlyCode is only used for patients less than 1 year old.
P39.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified infections specific to the perinatal period. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code P39 is used to code Vertically transmitted infection
A vertically transmitted infection is an infection caused by bacteria, viruses, or in rare cases, parasites transmitted directly from the mother to an embryo, fetus, or baby during pregnancy or childbirth. It can occur when the mother gets an infection as an intercurrent disease in pregnancy. Nutritional deficiencies may exacerbate the risks of perinatal infection.
|ICD 9 Code:||771|
Micrograph of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection of the placenta (CMV placentitis), a vertically transmitted infection: The characteristic large nucleus of a CMV-infected cell is seen off-centre at the bottom-right of the image, H&E stain.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Perinatal skin and subcutaneous infections (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P39.8 - Other specified infections specific to the perinatal period'
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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 P39.8 and a single ICD9 code, 771.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.