2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A85

Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified

Type 1 Excludes
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  • benign myalgic encephalomyelitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G93.3

    Postviral fatigue syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic fatigue syndrome NOS (R53.82)
    G93.3
    )
  • encephalitis due to cytomegalovirus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B25.8

    Other cytomegaloviral diseases

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cytomegaloviral encephalitis
    B25.8
    )
  • encephalitis due to herpesvirus NEC (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B10.0

    Other human herpesvirus encephalitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • herpes encephalitis NOS (B00.4)
    • herpes simplex encephalitis (B00.4)
    • human herpesvirus encephalitis (B00.4)
    • simian B herpes virus encephalitis (B00.4)
    B10.0-
    )
  • encephalitis due to herpesvirus [herpes simplex] (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.4

    Herpesviral encephalitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Herpesviral meningoencephalitis
    • Simian B disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • herpesviral encephalitis due to herpesvirus 6 and 7 (B10.01, B10.09)
    • non-simplex herpesviral encephalitis (B10.0-)
    B00.4
    )
  • encephalitis due to measles virus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B05.0

    Measles complicated by encephalitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Postmeasles encephalitis
    B05.0
    )
  • encephalitis due to mumps virus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B26.2

    Mumps encephalitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    B26.2
    )
  • encephalitis due to poliomyelitis virus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A80
    • A80 Acute poliomyelitis
      • A80.0 Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, vaccine-associ...
      • A80.1 Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, wild virus, im...
      • A80.2 Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, wild virus, in...
      • A80.3 Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, other and unsp...
        • A80.30 Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, unspecified
        • A80.39 Other acute paralytic poliomyelitis
      • A80.4 Acute nonparalytic poliomyelitis
      • A80.9 Acute poliomyelitis, unspecified
    A80.-
    )
  • encephalitis due to zoster (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B02.0

    Zoster encephalitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Zoster meningoencephalitis
    B02.0
    )
  • lymphocytic choriomeningitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A87.2

    Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Lymphocytic meningoencephalitis
    A87.2
    )
Includes
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  • specified viral encephalomyelitis NEC
  • specified viral meningoencephalitis NEC
The following code(s) above A85 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A85:
  • 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
  • A80-A89
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A80-A89

    Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system

    Type 1 Excludes
    • postpolio syndrome (G14)
    • sequelae of poliomyelitis (B91)
    • sequelae of viral encephalitis (B94.1)
    Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A85
A83.4 Australian encephalitis
A83.5 California encephalitis
A83.6 Rocio virus disease
A83.8 Other mosquito-borne viral encephalitis
A83.9 Mosquito-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified
A84 Tick-borne viral encephalitis
A84.0 Far Eastern tick-borne encephalitis [Russian spring-summer encephalitis]
A84.1 Central European tick-borne encephalitis
A84.8 Other tick-borne viral encephalitis
A84.9 Tick-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified
A85 Other viral encephalitis, not elsewhere classified
A85.0 Enteroviral encephalitis
A85.1 Adenoviral encephalitis
A85.2 Arthropod-borne viral encephalitis, unspecified
A85.8 Other specified viral encephalitis
A86 Unspecified viral encephalitis
A87 Viral meningitis
A87.0 Enteroviral meningitis
A87.1 Adenoviral meningitis
A87.2 Lymphocytic choriomeningitis
A87.8 Other viral meningitis

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