MRSA (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

"MRSA (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus)" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "mrsa (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus)"

  • MRSA (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
    • infection - A49.02 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
      • as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere - B95.62 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • sepsis - A41.02 Sepsis due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Sepsis: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.