ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 041.85

Oth gram negatv bacteria

Diagnosis Code 041.85

ICD-9: 041.85
Short Description: Oth gram negatv bacteria
Long Description: Other specified bacterial infections in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site, other gram-negative organisms
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 041.85

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 with gram negative folliculitis
  • Aerobacter aerogenes infection
  • Bacteremia due to gram negative bacteria
  • Bacterial infection due to Klebsiella mobilis
  • Bacterial infection due to Serratia
  • Bordetellosis
  • Coliform urinary tract infection
  • Disease due to Gram-negative bacillus
  • Disease due to Gram-negative bacteria
  • Gram-negative folliculitis
  • Haemophilus infection
  • Helicobacter-associated disease
  • Infection due to carbapenem resistant Acinetobacter
  • Infection due to Corynebacterium minutissimum
  • Infection due to Enterobacteriaceae
  • Infection due to Grimontia hollisae
  • Infection due to multidrug resistant Acinetobacter
  • Infection due to non-cholerae vibrio
  • Infection due to Vibrio
  • Large gram-negative coccobacilli
  • Large gram-negative rods
  • Mima polymorpha infection
  • Moraxella infection of skin
  • Morganella infection
  • Pericarditis due to Genus Haemophilus
  • Sepsis due to Enterobacter
  • Small Gram-negative rods
  • Tonsillitis due to Gram negative bacteria
  • Vibrio vulnificus infection

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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