ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 041.7

Pseudomonas infect NOS

Diagnosis Code 041.7

ICD-9: 041.7
Short Description: Pseudomonas infect NOS
Long Description: Pseudomonas infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 041.7

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 041 Bacterial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • B96.5 - Pseudomonas (mallei) causing diseases classd elswhr

  • Arthritis due to Pseudomonas
  • Bacterial infection due to Pseudomonas
  • Bacterial paronychia
  • Congenital pseudomonal pneumonia
  • Cystitis due to Pseudomonas
  • Infection due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Malignant otitis externa due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Malignant otitis media
  • Neonatal pseudomonas infection
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa mastitis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa paronychia
  • Pseudomonas ophthalmia neonatorum
  • Pseudomonas pyocyaneus congenital infection
  • Pseudomonas urinary tract infection
  • Urine culture - Pseudomonas

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 041.7 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Bacterial Infections

Bacteria are living things that have only one cell. Under a microscope, they look like balls, rods, or spirals. They are so small that a line of 1,000 could fit across a pencil eraser. Most bacteria won't hurt you - less than 1 percent of the different types make people sick. Many are helpful. Some bacteria help to digest food, destroy disease-causing cells, and give the body needed vitamins. Bacteria are also used in making healthy foods like yogurt and cheese.

But infectious bacteria can make you ill. They reproduce quickly in your body. Many give off chemicals called toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Examples of bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli.

Antibiotics are the usual treatment. When you take antibiotics, follow the directions carefully. Each time you take antibiotics, you increase the chances that bacteria in your body will learn to resist them causing antibiotic resistance. Later, you could get or spread an infection that those antibiotics cannot cure.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Actinomycosis
  • Bacterial vaginosis -- aftercare
  • Blood culture
  • Gram stain
  • Gram stain of skin lesion
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infection
  • Q fever
  • Serology for tularemia
  • Shigellosis
  • Stool Gram stain
  • Tularemia

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