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ICD 10 Code A48.2

Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Legionella. This disease is characterized by fever, headache, and muscle aches, but without symptoms of pneumonia. Transmission is by inhalation of mist or vapour contaminated with Legionella. Confirmation is by detection of Legionella antigens in urine, identification of Legionalla from sputum or lung biopsy, or a four-fold increase in antibodies to Legionella.
  • A48.2 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A48.2 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A48.2


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A48.2:
    • legionnaires\'   A48.1
      • nonpneumonic   A48.2
  • Fever   R50.9
    • Pontiac   A48.2
  • Infection, infected, infective   B99.9
    • Legionella pneumophila   A48.1
      • nonpneumonic   A48.2
  • Legionellosis   A48.1
    • nonpneumonic   A48.2
    • disease   A48.1
      • nonpneumonic   A48.2

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 18
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Infectious and Parasitic DDs (Systemic or unspecified sites)

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 867-869
      • 867 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W MCC
      • 868 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W CC
      • 869 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 3
    • Description : Bacterial infection; unspecified site
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 1
    • Level 1 Description : Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 1.1
    • Level 2 Description : Bacterial infection

  • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
    ACSC

    A48.2 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    • Non-emergent - 0%
    • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
    • Unclassified 100%

Health Topic Realted To Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]

Also called: LegionellosisLegionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria. You usually get it by breathing in mist from water that contains the bacteria. The mist may come from hot tubs, showers, or air-conditioning units for large buildings. The bacteria don't spread from person to person.Symptoms of ...

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