MSSA (Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus)

"MSSA (Methicillin susceptible 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 "mssa (methicillin susceptible staphylococcus aureus)"

  • MSSA (Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus)
    • infection - A49.01 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
      • as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere - B95.61 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • sepsis - A41.01 Sepsis due to Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Infection: Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.

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.