2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.86

Gonococcal sepsis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • A54.86 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 A54.86 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A54.86 - other international versions of ICD-10 A54.86 may differ.
The following code(s) above A54.86 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 A54.86:
  • 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
  • A50-A64
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
Approximate Synonyms
  • Sepsis with gonococcal septicemia
  • Sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to gonococcus
  • Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction
  • Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to gonococcus
  • Severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction
  • Severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction due to gonococcus
ICD-10-CM A54.86 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 A54.86 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 A54.86:
  • 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 A54.86:
  • Gonococcemia A54.86
  • 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
    • gonococcal A54.86

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A54.86
A54.43 Gonococcal osteomyelitis
A54.49 Gonococcal infection of other musculoskeletal tissue
A54.5 Gonococcal pharyngitis
A54.6 Gonococcal infection of anus and rectum
A54.8 Other gonococcal infections
A54.81 Gonococcal meningitis
A54.82 Gonococcal brain abscess
A54.83 Gonococcal heart infection
A54.84 Gonococcal pneumonia
A54.85 Gonococcal peritonitis
A54.86 Gonococcal sepsis
A54.89 Other gonococcal infections
A54.9 Gonococcal infection, unspecified
A55 Chlamydial lymphogranuloma (venereum)
A56 Other sexually transmitted chlamydial diseases
A56.0 Chlamydial infection of lower genitourinary tract
A56.00 …… unspecified
A56.01 Chlamydial cystitis and urethritis
A56.02 Chlamydial vulvovaginitis
A56.09 Other chlamydial infection of lower genitourinary tract
A56.1 Chlamydial infection of pelviperitoneum and other genitourinary organs

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