ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R82.71

Bacteriuria

Diagnosis Code R82.71

ICD-10: R82.71
Short Description: Bacteriuria
Long Description: Bacteriuria
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R82.71

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The code R82.71 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of urine, without diagnosis (R80-R82)
      • Other and unspecified abnormal findings in urine (R82)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R82.71 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 695 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
  • 696 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Asymptomatic bacteriuria
  • Bacteria in urine O/E
  • Bacteriuria
  • Finding of urine culture: organisms
  • Finding of urine culture: organisms
  • Finding of urine culture: organisms
  • Finding of urine culture: organisms
  • Finding of urine culture: organisms
  • Finding of urine microscopy: organisms/foreign bodies
  • On examination - inspection of urine
  • Presence of cells
  • Pus cells
  • Pus cells in urine
  • Urine bacteria test: positive
  • Urine chlamydia trachomatis test positive
  • Urine culture - acid-fast bacilli
  • Urine culture - E. coli
  • Urine culture - Pseudomonas
  • Urine culture - Staph. albus
  • Urine culture - Streptococcus faecalis
  • Urine microscopy: bacteria present

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • R82.7 - Abnormal findings on microbiological examination of urine


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