2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06

Amebiasis

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as A06. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • other protozoal intestinal diseases (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A07
    • A07 Other protozoal intestinal diseases
      • A07.0 Balantidiasis
      • A07.1 Giardiasis [lambliasis]
      • A07.2 Cryptosporidiosis
      • A07.3 Isosporiasis
      • A07.4 Cyclosporiasis
      • A07.8 Other specified protozoal intestinal diseases...
      • A07.9 Protozoal intestinal disease, unspecified
    A07.-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (A06) and the excluded code together.
  • acanthamebiasis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B60.1

    Acanthamebiasis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    B60.1-
    )
  • Naegleriasis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B60.2

    Naegleriasis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Primary amebic meningoencephalitis
    B60.2
    )
Includes
Includes Help
"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
The following code(s) above A06 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A06:
  • A00-B99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Clinical Information Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A06
A04.9 Bacterial intestinal infection, unspecified
A05 Other bacterial foodborne intoxications, not elsewhere classified
A05.0 Foodborne staphylococcal intoxication
A05.1 Botulism food poisoning
A05.2 Foodborne Clostridium perfringens [Clostridium welchii] intoxication
A05.3 Foodborne Vibrio parahaemolyticus intoxication
A05.4 Foodborne Bacillus cereus intoxication
A05.5 Foodborne Vibrio vulnificus intoxication
A05.8 Other specified bacterial foodborne intoxications
A05.9 Bacterial foodborne intoxication, unspecified
A06 Amebiasis
A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
A06.3 Ameboma of intestine
A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
A06.5 Amebic lung abscess
A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites
A06.81 Amebic cystitis

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