A04.71 - Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent

Version 2023
ICD-10:A04.71
Short Description:Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
Long Description:Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Other bacterial intestinal infections (A04)

A04.71 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of enterocolitis due to clostridium difficile, recurrent. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

Replacement Code

A0471 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
A04.71008.45 - Int inf clstrdium dfcile
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History