ICD-10-CM Code R83.5
Abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
R83.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Coding Notes for R83.5 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.
- Positive culture findings in cerebrospinal fluid
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."
- Colonization status - instead, use code Z22.-
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
- DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R83.5 - Abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
Nonspecific abnormal findings in cerebrospinal fluid (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 R83.5 and a single ICD9 code, 792.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: R83 - Abnormal findings in cerebrospinal fluid