ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 041.89

Oth specf bacteria

Diagnosis Code 041.89

ICD-9: 041.89
Short Description: Oth specf bacteria
Long Description: Other specified bacterial infections in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site, other specified bacteria
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 041.89

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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  • Arcanobacterial mastitis
  • Arcanobacterium pyogenes infection of skin
  • Bacillary peliosis
  • Bacteremia due to gram positive bacteria
  • Bacterial infection due to Bacillus
  • Campylobacter species not isolated
  • Cervical smear - gardnerella
  • Cold water disease
  • Columnaris disease
  • Disease due to Gram-positive bacteria
  • Disease due to Gram-positive coccus
  • Disseminated legionella infection
  • Erosive balanitis
  • Finding of pleomorphic gram-positive rods - resembling actinomycetes
  • Gardnerella vaginitis
  • High vaginal swab culture - gardnerella vaginalis
  • Induced termination of pregnancy complicated by tetanus
  • Infection by Legionella pneumophilia
  • Infection due to Arcanobacterium pyogenes
  • Infection due to Corynebacterium kutscheri
  • Infection due to extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing bacteria
  • Infection due to Grimontia hollisae
  • Infection due to Rhodococcus equi
  • Infection due to Vibrio alginolyticus
  • Infection due to Vibrio fluvialis
  • Infection due to Vibrio mimicus
  • Keratoconjunctivitis due to Moraxella bovis
  • Large gram-positive rods
  • Legionella encephalopathy
  • Mastitis due to Arcanobacterium
  • Mastitis due to Arcanobacterium pyogenes
  • Myocarditis due to Order Spirochaetales
  • Pontiac fever
  • Pyogenic infection of tendon sheath
  • Recalcitrant erythematous desquamating disorder
  • Tyzzer's disease

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 041.89 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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