ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T50.A91D

Poisoning by oth bacterial vaccines, accidental, subs

Diagnosis Code T50.A91D

ICD-10: T50.A91D
Short Description: Poisoning by oth bacterial vaccines, accidental, subs
Long Description: Poisoning by other bacterial vaccines, accidental (unintentional), subsequent encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T50.A91D

Valid for Submission
The code T50.A91D is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • K59.03 - Drug induced constipation

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of drugs, medicaments and biological substances (T36-T50)
      • Diuretics and oth and unsp drug/meds/biol subst (T50)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T50.A91D is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

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The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

The code T50.A91D is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Accidental bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental cholera vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental diphtheria vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental haemophilus influenzae Type B vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental paratyphoid vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental plague vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental pneumococcal vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental tetanus vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental typhoid vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental typhus vaccine poisoning
  • Haemophilus influenzae Type B vaccine poisoning
  • Meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine poisoning
  • Paratyphoid vaccine poisoning
  • Pneumococcal vaccine poisoning
  • Poisoning caused by bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by bacterial vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by cholera vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by diphtheria vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by plague vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by tetanus vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by typhoid AND/OR paratyphoid vaccine
  • Poisoning caused by typhus vaccine
  • Typhoid vaccine poisoning

Information for Patients

Medication Errors

Medicines cure infectious diseases, prevent problems from chronic diseases, and ease pain. But medicines can also cause harmful reactions if not used correctly. Errors can happen in the hospital, at the doctor's office, at the pharmacy, or at home. You can help prevent errors by

  • Knowing your medicines. Keep a list of the names of your medicines, how much you take, and when you take them. Include over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and supplements and herbs. Take this list to all your doctor visits.
  • Reading medicine labels and following the directions. Don't take medications prescribed for someone else.
  • Taking extra caution when giving medicines to children.
  • Asking questions. If you don't know the answers to these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
    • Why am I taking this medicine?
    • What are the common problems to watch out for?
    • What should I do if they occur?
    • When should I stop this medicine?
    • Can I take this medicine with the other medicines on my list?

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • 6 Tips to Avoid Medication Mistakes (Food and Drug Administration)
  • How and when to get rid of unused medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Keeping your medications organized (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medication safety during your hospital stay (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medication safety: Filling your prescription (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Storing your medicines (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Taking medicine at home - create a routine (Medical Encyclopedia)

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