ICD 10 Codes >> Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99) A00-B99 >>Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49) A30-A49 >> Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified A48.-

ICD 10 Code A48.5

Other specified botulism

2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

  • A48.5 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code.Codes under this level describe diganosis in detail.
  • 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 A48.5 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 Code A48.5 Exclude 1:

    • food poisoning due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum (A05.1,)

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A48.5

    • Non-foodborne intoxication due to toxins of Clostridium botulinum [C. botulinum]

  • Major Diagnostic Categories

    MDC Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A48.5

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups

    MS-DRG Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A48.5

  • Clinical Classifications Software

    CCS Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A48.5

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

    A48.5 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    A48.5 ICD CODE is not Assigned in Category By NYU ED Algorithm

Health Topic Realted To Other specified botulism

Botulism is a rare but serious illness. The cause is a toxin (poison) made by a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. It occurs naturally in soil. There are several kinds of botulism. Foodborne botulism comes from eating foods contaminated with the toxin. Wound botulism happens when a wound infected with the ...

Also called: Food PoisoningEach year, 48 million people in the U.S. get sick from contaminated food. Common culprits include bacteria, parasites and viruses. Symptoms range from mild to serious. They includeUpset stomachAbdominal crampsNausea and vomitingDiarrheaFeverDehydrationHarmful bacteria are the most common cause of foodborne illness. Foods may have some bacteria on ...

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