Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B82.9

Intestinal parasitism, unspecified

  • B82.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, B82.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • Infections of the gastrointestinal system with parasites, commonly involving protozoa or parasitic worms.
  • Infections of the intestines with parasites, commonly involving parasitic worms. Infections with roundworms (nematode infections) and tapeworms (cestode infections) are also known as helminthiasis.
Description Synonyms
  • Intestinal parasitism
  • Parasitism, intestinal
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 5 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 B82.9 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 B82.9 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM B82.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroent & misc digest disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroent & misc digest disorders without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM B82.9 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM B82.9: