ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 041.84

Other anaerobes

Diagnosis Code 041.84

ICD-9: 041.84
Short Description: Other anaerobes
Long Description: Other specified bacterial infections in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site, other anaerobes
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 041.84

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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  • Acne necrotica miliaris
  • Anaerobic cellulitis
  • Bacteremia due to Salmonella
  • Clostridial intra-amniotic fetal infection
  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • Disease due to Gram-negative cocci
  • Disease due to Moraxella
  • Fusobacterial necrotizing tonsillitis
  • Gram-negative infection of toe web
  • Infection due to anaerobic bacteria
  • Infection due to Bacteroides
  • Infection due to Clostridium chauvoei
  • Infection due to Clostridium novyi
  • Infection due to Clostridium tetani
  • Necrosis of skeletal and/or smooth muscle due to infection by anaerobic bacteria
  • Nongonococcal urethritis due to Ureaplasma urealyticum
  • Pintid
  • Propionibacterium acnes endophthalmitis
  • Propionibacterium acnes folliculitis
  • Sepsis due to anaerobic bacteria
  • Superadded anaerobic infection
  • Toxic megacolon due to Clostridium difficile
  • Ulcer due to Bacteroides

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 041.84 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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