2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T37

Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other systemic anti-infectives and antiparasitics

    2016 2017 2018 2019 - Revised Code 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T37 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Other systemic anti-infectives and antiparasitics
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T37 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T37 - other international versions of ICD-10 T37 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as T37. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • anti-infectives topically used for ear, nose and throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T49.6

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of otorhinolaryngological drugs and preparations

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T49.6-
    )
  • anti-infectives topically used for eye (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T49.5

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of ophthalmological drugs and preparations

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T49.5-
    )
  • locally applied anti-infectives NEC (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T49.0

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of local antifungal, anti-infective and anti-inflammatory drugs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T49.0-
    )
The following code(s) above T37 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 T37:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T36-T50
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T36-T50

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances

    Code First
    • , for adverse effects, the nature of the adverse effect, such as:
    • adverse effect NOS (T88.7)
    • aspirin gastritis (K29.-)
    • blood disorders (D56-D76)
    • contact dermatitis (L23-L25)
    • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
    • nephropathy (N14.0-N14.2)
    Includes
    • adverse effect of correct substance properly administered
    • poisoning by overdose of substance
    • poisoning by wrong substance given or taken in error
    • underdosing by (inadvertently) (deliberately) taking less substance than prescribed or instructed
    Note
    • The drug giving rise to the adverse effect should be identified by use of codes from categories T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5.
    Type 1 Excludes
    • toxic reaction to local anesthesia in pregnancy (O29.3-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abuse and dependence of psychoactive substances (F10-F19)
    • abuse of non-dependence-producing substances (F55.-)
    • drug reaction and poisoning affecting newborn (P00-P96)
    • pathological drug intoxication (inebriation) (F10-F19)
    Use Additional
    • code(s) to specify:
    • manifestations of poisoning
    • underdosing or failure in dosage during medical and surgical care (Y63.6, Y63.8-Y63.9)
    • underdosing of medication regimen (Z91.12-, Z91.13-)
    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances
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): Revised code
    • New description: Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other systemic anti-infectives and antiparasitics
    • 2018 description: Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other systemic anti- infectives and antiparasitics
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T37
T36.94XD …… subsequent encounter
T36.94XS …… sequela
T36.95 Adverse effect of unspecified systemic antibiotic
T36.95XA …… initial encounter
T36.95XD …… subsequent encounter
T36.95XS …… sequela
T36.96 Underdosing of unspecified systemic antibiotic
T36.96XA …… initial encounter
T36.96XD …… subsequent encounter
T36.96XS …… sequela
T37 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of other systemic anti-infectives and antiparasitics
T37.0 Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of sulfonamides
T37.0X Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of sulfonamides
T37.0X1 Poisoning by sulfonamides, accidental (unintentional)
T37.0X1A …… initial encounter
T37.0X1D …… subsequent encounter
T37.0X1S …… sequela
T37.0X2 Poisoning by sulfonamides, intentional self-harm
T37.0X2A …… initial encounter
T37.0X2D …… subsequent encounter
T37.0X2S …… sequela

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