Bacterial infection of unspecified site (A49)

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere B95 B96
  • chlamydial infection NOS A74.9
  • meningococcal infection NOS A39.9
  • rickettsial infection NOS A79.9
  • spirochetal infection NOS A69.9