ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 06, 2017

See: Other bacterial intestinal infections

A04 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other bacterial intestinal infections
  • bacterial foodborne intoxications, NEC (A05.-)
  • tuberculous enteritis (A18.32)

More specific codes for Other bacterial intestinal infections

  • A04.0 - Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infection
  • A04.1 - Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection
  • A04.2 - Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection
  • A04.3 - Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection
  • A04.4 - Other intestinal Escherichia coli infections
  • A04.5 - Campylobacter enteritis
  • A04.6 - Enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica
  • A04.7 - Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile
  • A04.8 - Other specified bacterial intestinal infections
  • A04.9 - Bacterial intestinal infection, unspecified
Back to A04
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.