Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A04.7

Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile

    2015 Billable Code

  • A04.7 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, A04.7 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A04.7. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Foodborne intoxication by Clostridium difficile
  • Pseudomembraneous colitis
Description Synonyms
  • C difficile colitis
  • C difficile diarrhea
  • Clostridium difficile colitis
  • Clostridium difficile colitis infection
  • Clostridium difficile diarrhea
  • Pseudomembranous colitis
  • Pseudomembranous enterocolitis
ICD-10-CM A04.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 371 Major gastrointestinal disorders & peritoneal infections with mcc
  • 372 Major gastrointestinal disorders & peritoneal infections with cc
  • 373 Major gastrointestinal disorders & peritoneal infections without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM A04.7 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A04.7: