2022 ICD-10-CM Codes for Strep as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95)

Clinical Terms for Strep as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95)

Streptococcal Infections-. Infections with bacteria of the genus STREPTOCOCCUS.

Streptococcus-. A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms occur in pairs or chains. No endospores are produced. Many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals with some being highly pathogenic. A few species are saprophytes and occur in the natural environment.

Streptococcus pyogenes-. A species of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria isolated from skin lesions, blood, inflammatory exudates, and the upper respiratory tract of humans. It is a group A hemolytic Streptococcus that can cause SCARLET FEVER and RHEUMATIC FEVER.