ICD-10-CM Code for Puerperal sepsis O85

ICD-10 code O85 for Puerperal sepsis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium .

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Puerperal sepsis
Postpartum sepsis
Puerperal peritonitis
Puerperal pyemia
Use additional code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
Use additional
code (R65.2-) to identify severe sepsis, if applicable
Excludes1: fever of unknown origin following delivery (O86.4)
genital tract infection following delivery (O86.1-)
obstetric pyemic and septic embolism (O88.3-)
puerperal septic thrombophlebitis (O86.81)
urinary tract infection following delivery (O86.2-)
Excludes2: sepsis during labor (O75.3)
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