ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R89.5

Abnormal microbiolog findings in specimens from oth org/tiss

Diagnosis Code R89.5

ICD-10: R89.5
Short Description: Abnormal microbiolog findings in specimens from oth org/tiss
Long Description: Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from other organs, systems and tissues
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R89.5

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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 specimens from oth org/tiss (R89)

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 R89.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Abiotrophia species or Granulicatella species
  • Acinetobacter bereziniae or Acinetobacter guillouiae
  • Acinetobacter junii or Acinetobacter johnsonii
  • Acinetobacter lwoffii or Acinetobacter junii
  • Altered microbiota
  • Bacteria present
  • Bacteroides species or Prevotella species
  • Beta-lactamase positive
  • Campylobacter antigen positive
  • Cedecea species 3 or Cedecea species 5
  • Cellulomonas species or Microbacterium species
  • Citrobacter amalonaticus or Citrobacter diversus
  • Citrobacter species or Enterobacter cloacae
  • Entamoeba histolytica or Entamoeba dispar cyst
  • Fasciolopsis species or Fasciola species
  • Finding of yeast with pseudohyphae
  • High bacterial challenge
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 present
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 present
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 detected
  • Influenza A virus subtype H2 present
  • Influenza A virus subtype H3 present
  • Influenza A virus subtype H5 present
  • Influenza A virus subtype H7 present
  • Influenza A virus subtype H9 present
  • Klebsiella species or Enterobacter species
  • Low bacterial challenge
  • Medium bacterial challenge
  • Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus screen positive
  • Necator species or Ancylostoma species
  • Polymerase chain reaction test for Hepatitis C positive
  • Sample: yeast isolated
  • Shiga toxin 1 and Shiga toxin 2 detected
  • Specimen overgrowth by fungi
  • Streptococcus species or Enterococcus species

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