2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88.0

Infection following immunization

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T88.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM T88.0 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T88.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 T88.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Sepsis following immunization
The following code(s) above T88.0 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 T88.0:
  • S00-T88
    2022 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
  • T80-T88
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range T80-T88

    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

    Type 2 Excludes
    • any encounters with medical care for postprocedural conditions in which no complications are present, such as:
    • artificial opening status (Z93.-)
    • closure of external stoma (Z43.-)
    • fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device (Z44.-)
    • burns and corrosions from local applications and irradiation (T20-T32)
    • complications of surgical procedures during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • mechanical complication of respirator [ventilator] (J95.850)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • postprocedural fever (R50.82)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture (G97.0)
    • colostomy malfunction (K94.0-)
    • disorders of fluid and electrolyte imbalance (E86-E87)
    • functional disturbances following cardiac surgery (I97.0-I97.1)
    • intraoperative and postprocedural complications of specified body systems (D78.-, E36.-, E89.-, G97.3-, G97.4, H59.3-, H59.-, H95.2-, H95.3, I97.4-, I97.5, J95.6-, J95.7, K91.6-, L76.-, M96.-, N99.-)
    • ostomy complications (J95.0-, K94.-, N99.5-)
    • postgastric surgery syndromes (K91.1)
    • postlaminectomy syndrome NEC (M96.1)
    • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome (I97.2)
    • postsurgical blind-loop syndrome (K91.2)
    • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
  • T88
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88

    Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • complication following infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.-)
    • complication following procedure NEC (T81.-)
    • complications of anesthesia in labor and delivery (O74.-)
    • complications of anesthesia in pregnancy (O29.-)
    • complications of anesthesia in puerperium (O89.-)
    • complications of devices, implants and grafts (T82-T85)
    • complications of obstetric surgery and procedure (O75.4)
    • dermatitis due to drugs and medicaments (L23.3, L24.4, L25.1, L27.0-L27.1)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere
    Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to T88.0:
  • Code First: A40
    , A41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A40

    Streptococcal sepsis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • postprocedural streptococcal sepsis (T81.4-)
    • streptococcal sepsis during labor (O75.3)
    • streptococcal sepsis following abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O03-O07, O08.0)
    • streptococcal sepsis following immunization (T88.0)
    • streptococcal sepsis following infusion, transfusion or therapeutic injection (T80.2-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A41

    Other sepsis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 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)
  • Type 2 Excludes: T81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81

    Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T88.0:
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (phlegmonous) (septic) (suppurative) L03.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.90

    Cellulitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • vaccinal T88.0
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • vaccination T88.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T88.1

      Other complications following immunization, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Generalized vaccinia
      • Rash following immunization
      Type 1 Excludes
      • vaccinia not from vaccine (B08.011)
      Type 2 Excludes
      • anaphylactic shock due to serum (T80.5-)
      • other serum reactions (T80.6-)
      • postimmunization arthropathy (M02.2)
      • postimmunization encephalitis (G04.02)
      • postimmunization fever (R50.83)
      • cellulitis T88.0
      • infection T88.0 (general) (local)
      • sepsis T88.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • Pyemia, pyemic (fever) (infection) (purulent) - see also Sepsis
    • postvaccinal T88.0
  • Sepsis (generalized) (unspecified organism) A41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A41.9

    Sepsis, unspecified organism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Septicemia NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T88.0
T87.50 …… unspecified extremity
T87.51 …… right upper extremity
T87.52 …… left upper extremity
T87.53 …… right lower extremity
T87.54 …… left lower extremity
T87.8 Other complications of amputation stump
T87.81 Dehiscence of amputation stump
T87.89 Other complications of amputation stump
T87.9 Unspecified complications of amputation stump
T88 Other complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
T88.0 Infection following immunization
T88.0XXA …… initial encounter
T88.0XXD …… subsequent encounter
T88.0XXS …… sequela
T88.1 Other complications following immunization, not elsewhere classified
T88.1XXA …… initial encounter
T88.1XXD …… subsequent encounter
T88.1XXS …… sequela
T88.2 Shock due to anesthesia
T88.2XXA …… initial encounter
T88.2XXD …… subsequent encounter

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