2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A68.0

Louse-borne relapsing fever

Applicable To
  • Relapsing fever due to Borrelia recurrentis
The following code(s) above A68.0 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 A68.0:
  • 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
  • A65-A69
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A65-A69

    Other spirochetal diseases

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other spirochetal diseases
  • A68
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A68

    Relapsing fevers

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • recurrent fever
    Type 2 Excludes
    Relapsing fevers
ICD-10-CM A68.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert A68.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A68.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A68.0
A66.7 Other manifestations of yaws
A66.8 Latent yaws
A66.9 Yaws, unspecified
A67 Pinta [carate]
A67.0 Primary lesions of pinta
A67.1 Intermediate lesions of pinta
A67.2 Late lesions of pinta
A67.3 Mixed lesions of pinta
A67.9 Pinta, unspecified
A68 Relapsing fevers
A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever
A68.1 Tick-borne relapsing fever
A68.9 Relapsing fever, unspecified
A69 Other spirochetal infections
A69.0 Necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis
A69.1 Other Vincent's infections
A69.2 Lyme disease
A69.20 …… unspecified
A69.21 Meningitis due to Lyme disease
A69.22 Other neurologic disorders in Lyme disease
A69.23 Arthritis due to Lyme disease

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