Bacterial infection of unspecified site A49

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Bacterial infection of unspecified site" is "A49". A49 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • A49 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM A49 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A49 - other international versions of ICD-10 A49 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95-B96)
  • chlamydial infection NOS (A74.9)
  • meningococcal infection NOS (A39.9)
  • rickettsial infection NOS (A79.9)
  • spirochetal infection NOS (A69.9)

Codes: = Billable

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