Infection following a procedure T81.4

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Infection following a procedure" is "T81.4". T81.4 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • T81.4 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T81.4 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T81.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 T81.4 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Wound abscess following a procedure
Use Additional:
  • code to identify infection
Type 2 Excludes:
  • bleb associated endophthalmitis (H59.4-)
  • infection due to infusion, transfusion and therapeutic injection (T80.2-)
  • infection due to prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (T82.6-T82.7, T83.5-T83.6, T84.5-T84.7, T85.7)
  • obstetric surgical wound infection (O86.0-)
  • postprocedural fever NOS (R50.82)
  • postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess (K68.11)

Codes: = Billable

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