Pneumonia With Sepsis ICD 9 Code

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8281

Billable Medical Code for Pneumococcal Septicemia [Streptococcus Pneumoniae Septicemia]

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 038.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 038.2.

The Short Description Is: Pneumococcal septicemia.

Known As

Pneumonia with sepsis is also known as sepsis with Streptococcus pneumoniae septicemia, sepsis without acute organ dysfunction due to pneumococcal septicemia, sepsis wo acute organ dysfunction w strep pneumoniae septicemia, septic shock acute organ dysfunction, streptococcal, septic shock w acute organ dysfunction w Strep pneumoniae septicemia, septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to pneumococcal septicemia, severe sepsis acute organ dysfunction Streptococcal, severe sepsis w acute organ dysfunction w Strep pneumoniae septicemia, and severe sepsis with acute organ dysfunction due to pneumococcal septicemia.

Pneumonia With Sepsis Definition and Symptoms

Pneumonia with sepsis is when bacterial pneumonia spreads to the bloodstream because of sepsis. This infection may be deadly if not treated properly. Symptoms of pneumonia is fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, and a greenish yellow mucus draining from the nose.