ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R83.5

Abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid

Diagnosis Code R83.5

ICD-10: R83.5
Short Description: Abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid
Long Description: Abnormal microbiological findings in cerebrospinal fluid
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R83.5


Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
      • Abnormal findings in cerebrospinal fluid (R83)

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.
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