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J15.21 - Pneumonia due to staphylococcus aureus

The ICD 10 Code for Pneumonia due to staphylococcus aureus is listed as J15.21.
Additional information concerning this code and description can be found below including ICD 9 crosswalks / GEMS, chapter information, and DRGs where available.

ICD 10 CM Field Value
Diagnosis Code: J15.21
Description: Pneumonia due to staphylococcus aureus
Chapter Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J99)
Block Influenza and pneumonia (J09-J18)
Parent J15.2 - Pneumonia due to staphylococcus
ICD-10-CM Children (deeper level / typically more specific) of J15.21:
J15.211 - Pneumonia due to Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
J15.212 - Pneumonia due to Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
ICD-10-CM Siblings (same level / similar specificity) of J15.21:
J15.20 - Pneumonia due to staphylococcus, unspecified
J15.29 - Pneumonia due to other staphylococcus