ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R87.5

Abn microbiolog find in specmn from female genital organs

Diagnosis Code R87.5

ICD-10: R87.5
Short Description: Abn microbiolog find in specmn from female genital organs
Long Description: Abnormal microbiological findings in specimens from female genital organs
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R87.5

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
      • Abnormal findings in specimens from female genital organs (R87)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R87.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Abnormal microbiological finding in specimen from female genital organ
  • Cervical smear - actinomyces
  • Cervical smear - candida
  • Cervical smear - gardnerella
  • Cervical smear - trichomonas
  • Cervical smear - wart virus
  • Cervical swab culture positive
  • High vaginal swab culture - gardnerella vaginalis
  • High vaginal swab culture positive
  • High vaginal swab: fungal organism isolated
  • Predominance of coccobacilli consistent with shift in vaginal flora
  • Vaginal swab culture positive

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