Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A41.9

Sepsis, unspecified organism

    2015 Billable Code

  • A41.9 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, A41.9 - 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 A41.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Clinical Information
  • (sep-sis) the presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
  • A disorder characterized by the presence of pathogenic microorganisms in the blood stream that cause a rapidly progressing systemic reaction that may lead to shock.
  • Disease caused by the spread of bacteria and their toxins in the bloodstream. Also called blood poisoning.
  • Systemic disease associated with presence and persistance of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood.
  • Systemic disease associated with the presence of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins in the blood.
  • The presence of pathogenic microorganisms in the blood stream causing a rapidly progressing systemic reaction that may lead to shock. Symptoms include fever, chills, tachycardia, and increased respiratory rate. It is a medical emergency that requires urgent medical attention.
Applicable To
  • Septicemia NOS
Description Synonyms
  • Sepsis due to central venous catheter
  • Sepsis due to infected central venous catheter
  • Sepsis due to urinary tract infection
  • Sepsis due to UTI
  • Sepsis related to central venous catheter
  • Sepsis with septicemia
  • Sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to gram positive bacteria
  • Sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to septicemia, final identification pending
  • Sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction, w gram pos septicemia, final id pending
  • Sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction, w septicemia, final id pending
  • Septic shock acute organ dysfunction
  • Septic shock w acute organ dysfunction, w gram pos septicemia, final id pending
  • Septic shock w acute organ dysfunction, w septicemia, final id pending
  • Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction
  • Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to gram positive coccus
  • Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to septicemia, final identification pending
  • Severe sepsis acute organ dysfunction
  • Severe sepsis w acute organ dysfunction, w gram pos septicemia, final id pending
  • Severe sepsis w acute organ dysfunction, w septicemia, final id pending
  • Severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction
  • Severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction due to gram positive bacteria
  • Severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction due to septicemia, final identification pending
  • Urosepsis
ICD-10-CM A41.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 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
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM A41.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A41.9: