2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A26.7

Erysipelothrix sepsis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • A26.7 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 A26.7 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A26.7 - other international versions of ICD-10 A26.7 may differ.
The following code(s) above A26.7 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 A26.7:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Sepsis due to erysipelothrix
ICD-10-CM A26.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 870 Septicemia or severe sepsis with mv >96 hours
  • 871 Septicemia or severe sepsis without mv >96 hours with mcc
  • 872 Septicemia or severe sepsis without mv >96 hours without mcc

Convert A26.7 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 A26.7:
  • 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 A26.7:
  • Erysipeloid A26.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A26.9

    Erysipeloid, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • sepsis A26.7
  • 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
    • Erysipelothrix A26.7 (rhusiopathiae) (erysipeloid)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A26.7
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
A26.8 Other forms of erysipeloid
A26.9 Erysipeloid, unspecified
A27 Leptospirosis
A27.0 Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagica
A27.8 Other forms of leptospirosis
A27.81 Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis
A27.89 Other forms of leptospirosis
A27.9 Leptospirosis, unspecified
A28 Other zoonotic bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified
A28.0 Pasteurellosis

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