• Positive

    • culture (nonspecific)
      • blood R78.81
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R78.81

        Bacteremia

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Type 1 Excludes
        • sepsis-code to specified infection
      • bronchial washings R84.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R84.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • cerebrospinal fluid R83.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R83.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in cerebrospinal fluid
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • cervix uteri R87.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R87.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from female genital organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from female genital organs
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • nasal secretions R84.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R84.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • nipple discharge R89.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R89.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • nose R84.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R84.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
        • staphylococcus (Methicillin susceptible) Z22.321
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z22.321

          Carrier or suspected carrier of Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • MSSA colonization
          • Methicillin resistant Z22.322
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z22.322

            Carrier or suspected carrier of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

              2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
            Applicable To
            • MRSA colonization
      • peritoneal fluid R85.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R85.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • pleural fluid R84.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R84.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • prostatic secretions R86.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R86.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from male genital organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from male genital organs
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • saliva R85.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R85.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • seminal fluid R86.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R86.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from male genital organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from male genital organs
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • sputum R84.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R84.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • synovial fluid R89.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R89.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • throat scrapings R84.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R84.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from respiratory organs and thorax
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • urine R82.79
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R82.79

        Other abnormal findings on microbiological examination of urine

          2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings of urine
      • vagina R87.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R87.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from female genital organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from female genital organs
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • vulva R87.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R87.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from female genital organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from female genital organs
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
      • wound secretions R89.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R89.5

        Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Positive culture findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
        Type 1 Excludes
        • colonization status (Z22.-)
    • PPD R76.11
      (skin test)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R76.11

      Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abnormal result of Mantoux test
      • PPD positive
      • Tuberculin (skin test) positive
      • Tuberculin (skin test) reactor
      Type 1 Excludes
      • nonspecific reaction to cell mediated immunity measurement of gamma interferon antigen response without active tuberculosis (R76.12)
    • serology for syphilis A53.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.0

      Latent syphilis, unspecified as early or late

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Latent syphilis NOS
      • Positive serological reaction for syphilis
      • false R76.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R76.8

        Other specified abnormal immunological findings in serum

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Raised level of immunoglobulins NOS
      • with signs or symptoms - code as Syphilis, by site and stage
    • skin test, tuberculin R76.11
      (without active tuberculosis)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R76.11

      Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abnormal result of Mantoux test
      • PPD positive
      • Tuberculin (skin test) positive
      • Tuberculin (skin test) reactor
      Type 1 Excludes
      • nonspecific reaction to cell mediated immunity measurement of gamma interferon antigen response without active tuberculosis (R76.12)
    • test, human immunodeficiency virus R75
      (HIV)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R75

      Inconclusive laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Nonconclusive HIV-test finding in infants
      Type 1 Excludes
      • asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] infection status (Z21)
      • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • VDRL A53.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.0

      Latent syphilis, unspecified as early or late

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Latent syphilis NOS
      • Positive serological reaction for syphilis
      • with signs or symptoms - code by site and stage under Syphilis A53.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.9

        Syphilis, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Infection due to Treponema pallidum NOS
        • Syphilis (acquired) NOS
        Type 1 Excludes
        • syphilis NOS under two years of age (A50.2)
    • Wassermann reaction A53.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.0

      Latent syphilis, unspecified as early or late

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Latent syphilis NOS
      • Positive serological reaction for syphilis