2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A24.1

Acute and fulminating melioidosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • A24.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM A24.1 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A24.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 A24.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Melioidosis pneumonia
  • Melioidosis sepsis
The following code(s) above A24.1 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A24.1:
  • A00-B99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
ICD-10-CM A24.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 867 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with mcc
  • 868 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with cc
  • 869 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert A24.1 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A24.1:
  • Type 2 Excludes: A41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A41

    Other sepsis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • postprocedural sepsis (T81.4-)
    • sepsis during labor (O75.3)
    • sepsis following abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (O03-O07, O08.0)
    • sepsis following immunization (T88.0)
    • sepsis following infusion, transfusion or therapeutic injection (T80.2-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • sepsis (due to) (in) actinomycotic (A42.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) anthrax (A22.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) candidal (B37.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) Erysipelothrix (A26.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) extraintestinal yersiniosis (A28.2)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) gonococcal (A54.86)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) herpesviral (B00.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) listerial (A32.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) melioidosis (A24.1)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) meningococcal (A39.2-A39.4)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) plague (A20.7)
    • sepsis (due to) (in) tularemia (A21.7)
    • toxic shock syndrome (A48.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A24.1:
  • Melioidosis A24.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A24.9

    Melioidosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection due to Pseudomonas pseudomallei NOS
    • Whitmore's disease
    • pulmonary (chronic) A24.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A24.2

      Subacute and chronic melioidosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • acute A24.1
    • acute A24.1
    • fulminating A24.1
    • pneumonia A24.1
    • sepsis A24.1
  • Pneumonia (acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) J18.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.9

    Pneumonia, unspecified organism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • in (due to)
      • Pseudomonas NEC J15.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J15.1

        Pneumonia due to Pseudomonas

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • pseudomallei A24.1
  • Sepsis (generalized) (unspecified organism) A41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A41.9

    Sepsis, unspecified organism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Septicemia NOS
    • melioidosis A24.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A24.1
A22.9 Anthrax, unspecified
A23 Brucellosis
A23.0 Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis
A23.1 Brucellosis due to Brucella abortus
A23.2 Brucellosis due to Brucella suis
A23.3 Brucellosis due to Brucella canis
A23.8 Other brucellosis
A23.9 Brucellosis, unspecified
A24 Glanders and melioidosis
A24.0 Glanders
A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
A24.3 Other melioidosis
A24.9 Melioidosis, unspecified
A25 Rat-bite fevers
A25.0 Spirillosis
A25.1 Streptobacillosis
A25.9 Rat-bite fever, unspecified
A26 Erysipeloid
A26.0 Cutaneous erysipeloid
A26.7 Erysipelothrix sepsis

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.