2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.7

Primary respiratory tuberculosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A15.7 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM A15.7 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A15.7 - other international versions of ICD-10 A15.7 may differ.
The following code(s) above A15.7 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 A15.7:
  • A00-B99
    2019 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
  • A15-A19
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range A15-A19

    Tuberculosis

    Includes
    • infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital tuberculosis (P37.0)
    • nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis (R76.1-)
    • pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
    • positive PPD (R76.11)
    • positive tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis (R76.11)
    • sequelae of tuberculosis (B90.-)
    • silicotuberculosis (J65)
    Tuberculosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Primary tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis (tb)
ICD-10-CM A15.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 177 Respiratory infections and inflammations with mcc
  • 178 Respiratory infections and inflammations with cc
  • 179 Respiratory infections and inflammations without cc/mcc
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert A15.7 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A15.7:
  • Type 1 Excludes: A15.4
    , A15.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

    Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
    • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
    • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
    Type 1 Excludes
    • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

    Tuberculous pleurisy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
    Type 1 Excludes
    • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A15.7:
  • Adenopathy (lymph gland) R59.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R59.9

    Enlarged lymph nodes, unspecified

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    • tracheobronchial R59.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R59.0

      Localized enlarged lymph nodes

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • tuberculous A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • tuberculous - see also Tuberculosis, lymph gland
      • tracheobronchial A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
  • Complex
    • primary, tuberculous A15.7
  • Effusion
    • pleura, pleurisy, pleuritic, pleuropericardial J90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J90

      Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Encysted pleurisy
      • Pleural effusion NOS
      • Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • chylous (pleural) effusion (J94.0)
      • malignant pleural effusion (J91.0))
      • pleurisy NOS (R09.1)
      • tuberculous pleural effusion (A15.6)
      • tuberculous NEC A15.6
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

        Tuberculous pleurisy

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
        Type 1 Excludes
        • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
  • Epituberculosis A15.7 (with atelectasis) (allergic)
  • Ghon tubercle, primary infection A15.7
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • Ghon tubercle, primary A15.7
  • Pleurisy (acute) (adhesive) (chronic) (costal) (diaphragmatic) (double) (dry) (fibrinous) (fibrous) (interlobar) (latent) (plastic) (primary) (residual) (sicca) (sterile) (subacute) (unresolved) R09.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R09.1

    Pleurisy

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • pleurisy with effusion (J90)
    • with
      • effusion J90
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J90

        Pleural effusion, not elsewhere classified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Encysted pleurisy
        • Pleural effusion NOS
        • Pleurisy with effusion (exudative) (serous)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • chylous (pleural) effusion (J94.0)
        • malignant pleural effusion (J91.0))
        • pleurisy NOS (R09.1)
        • tuberculous pleural effusion (A15.6)
        • tuberculous (non primary) A15.6
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

          Tuberculous pleurisy

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
          Type 1 Excludes
          • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
          • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • tuberculous (with effusion) (non primary) A15.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

      Tuberculous pleurisy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
      Type 1 Excludes
      • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
      • primary A15.7 (progressive)
  • Tubercle - see also Tuberculosis
    • Ghon, primary infection A15.7
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) A15.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

    Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

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    • bronchi, bronchial, bronchus A15.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.5

      Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of bronchus
      • Tuberculosis of glottis
      • Tuberculosis of larynx
      • Tuberculosis of trachea
      • fistula A15.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.5

        Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of bronchus
        • Tuberculosis of glottis
        • Tuberculosis of larynx
        • Tuberculosis of trachea
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
      • gland or node A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
      • lymph gland or node A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • hilar lymph nodes A15.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

      Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
      • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
      • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
      • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • infection A15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

      Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • without clinical manifestations A15.7
    • lymph gland or node (peripheral) A18.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.2

      Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculous adenitis
      Type 2 Excludes
      • tuberculosis of bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (A15.4)
      • tuberculosis of mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes (A18.39)
      • tuberculous tracheobronchial adenopathy (A15.4)
      • bronchial A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
      • hilar A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
      • intrathoracic A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
      • mediastinal A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
      • tracheobronchial A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • mediastinal lymph gland or node A15.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

      Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
      • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
      • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
      • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • mediastinitis A15.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.8

      Other respiratory tuberculosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Mediastinal tuberculosis
      • Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis
      • Tuberculosis of nose
      • Tuberculosis of sinus [any nasal]
      • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • mediastinum A15.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.8

      Other respiratory tuberculosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Mediastinal tuberculosis
      • Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis
      • Tuberculosis of nose
      • Tuberculosis of sinus [any nasal]
      • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • pleura, pleural, pleurisy, pleuritis (fibrinous) (obliterative) (purulent) (simple plastic) (with effusion) A15.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.6

      Tuberculous pleurisy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of pleura Tuberculous empyema
      Type 1 Excludes
      • primary respiratory tuberculosis (A15.7)
      • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • pulmonary (cavitated) (fibrotic) (infiltrative) (nodular) A15.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.0

      Tuberculosis of lung

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculous bronchiectasis
      • Tuberculous fibrosis of lung
      • Tuberculous pneumonia
      • Tuberculous pneumothorax
      • childhood type or first infection A15.7
      • primary A15.7 (complex)
    • respiratory A15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

      Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • primary A15.7
    • trachea, tracheal A15.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.5

      Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of bronchus
      • Tuberculosis of glottis
      • Tuberculosis of larynx
      • Tuberculosis of trachea
      • lymph gland or node A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • tracheobronchial A15.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.5

      Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculosis of bronchus
      • Tuberculosis of glottis
      • Tuberculosis of larynx
      • Tuberculosis of trachea
      • lymph gland or node A15.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.4

        Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
        • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7)
        • primary A15.7 (progressive)
    • complex, primary A15.7
    • first infection A15.7
    • immunological findings only A15.7
    • infantile A15.7
    • primary A15.7 (complex)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A15.7
A08.32 Astrovirus enteritis
A08.39 Other viral enteritis
A08.4 Viral intestinal infection, unspecified
A08.8 Other specified intestinal infections
A09 Infectious gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified
A17 Tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.0 Tuberculous meningitis
A17.1 Meningeal tuberculoma
A17.8 Other tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.81 Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord
A17.82 Tuberculous meningoencephalitis
A17.83 Tuberculous neuritis
A17.89 Other tuberculosis of nervous system

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.