2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P37.9

Congenital infectious or parasitic disease, unspecified

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
The following code(s) above P37.9 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 P37.9:
  • P00-P96
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range P00-P96

    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

    Includes
    • conditions that have their origin in the fetal or perinatal period (before birth through the first 28 days after birth) even if morbidity occurs later
    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are for use on newborn records only, never on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • tetanus neonatorum (A33)
    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
  • P35-P39
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range P35-P39

    Infections specific to the perinatal period

    Applicable To
    • Infections acquired in utero, during birth via the umbilicus, or during the first 28 days after birth
    Type 2 Excludes
    • asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] infection status (Z21)
    • congenital gonococcal infection (A54.-)
    • congenital pneumonia (P23.-)
    • congenital syphilis (A50.-)
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • infant botulism (A48.51)
    • infectious diseases not specific to the perinatal period (A00-B99, J09, J10.-)
    • intestinal infectious disease (A00-A09)
    • laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] (R75)
    • tetanus neonatorum (A33)
    Infections specific to the perinatal period
  • P37
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P37

    Other congenital infectious and parasitic diseases

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital syphilis (A50.-)
    • infectious neonatal diarrhea (A00-A09)
    • necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn (P77.-)
    • noninfectious neonatal diarrhea (P78.3)
    • ophthalmia neonatorum due to gonococcus (A54.31)
    • tetanus neonatorum (A33)
    Other congenital infectious and parasitic diseases
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM P37.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert P37.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P37.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P37.9
P36.8 Other bacterial sepsis of newborn
P36.9 Bacterial sepsis of newborn, unspecified
P37 Other congenital infectious and parasitic diseases
P37.0 Congenital tuberculosis
P37.1 Congenital toxoplasmosis
P37.2 Neonatal (disseminated) listeriosis
P37.3 Congenital falciparum malaria
P37.4 Other congenital malaria
P37.5 Neonatal candidiasis
P37.8 Other specified congenital infectious and parasitic diseases
P37.9 Congenital infectious or parasitic disease, unspecified
P38 Omphalitis of newborn
P38.1 Omphalitis with mild hemorrhage
P38.9 Omphalitis without hemorrhage
P39 Other infections specific to the perinatal period
P39.0 Neonatal infective mastitis
P39.1 Neonatal conjunctivitis and dacryocystitis
P39.2 Intra-amniotic infection affecting newborn, not elsewhere classified
P39.3 Neonatal urinary tract infection
P39.4 Neonatal skin infection
P39.8 Other specified infections specific to the perinatal period

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