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What is the ICD-9 code for a UTI?

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The ICD-9 code for urinary tract infection is 599.0, according to ICD9Data.com. The ICD-9 code for urinary tract infection in newborns is 771.82 as codes between the 764 and 779 range refer to conditions during the perinatal period.

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The types of urinary tract infections covered by the 599.0 code include those relating to enterococcus, a urinary catheter and those occurring during or following pregnancy. It also covers UTIs relating to sepsis, infectious disease, Escherichia coli, ectopic pregnancy and abnormal uterine growth. The UTI may be either acute or chronic. The ICD-9 gives diseases of the urinary system codes between the 590 and 599 range.

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