ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 999.31

Oth/uns inf-cen ven cath

Diagnosis Code 999.31

ICD-9: 999.31
Short Description: Oth/uns inf-cen ven cath
Long Description: Other and unspecified infection due to central venous catheter
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 999.31

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 999 Complications of medical care, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Central venous catheter associated bloodstream infection
  • Infection of central venous catheter
  • Infection of central venous catheter exit site
  • Infection of tunnel site of tunneled central venous catheter
  • Sepsis due to infected central venous catheter

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