2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A24.0

Glanders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A24.0 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 A24.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A24.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 A24.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Infection due to Pseudomonas mallei
  • Malleus
The following code(s) above A24.0 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 A24.0:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • A contagious disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans
  • A contagious disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans. It is caused by burkholderia mallei and characterized by ulceration of the respiratory mucosa and an eruption of nodules on the skin.
ICD-10-CM A24.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 867 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with mcc
  • 868 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with cc
  • 869 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert A24.0 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A24.0:
  • Actinobacillosis, actinobacillus A28.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A28.8

    Other specified zoonotic bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • mallei A24.0
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) M19.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.90

    Unspecified osteoarthritis, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arthrosis NOS
    • Arthritis NOS
    • Osteoarthritis NOS
  • Bacillus - see also Infection, bacillus
    • mallei infection A24.0
  • Equinia A24.0
  • Farcy A24.0
  • Glanders A24.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • Actinobacillus (actinomycetem-comitans) A28.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A28.8

      Other specified zoonotic bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • mallei A24.0
    • Bacillus A49.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A49.9

      Bacterial infection, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      • mallei A24.0
    • Malleomyces
      • mallei A24.0
    • Pseudomonas NEC A49.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A49.8

      Other bacterial infections of unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • mallei A24.0
    • glanders A24.0
    • Loefflerella mallei A24.0
  • Malleus A24.0
  • Pseudomonas
  • Sepsis (generalized) (unspecified organism) A41.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A41.9

    Sepsis, unspecified organism

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Septicemia NOS
    • malleus A24.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A24.0
A22.8 Other forms of anthrax
A22.9 Anthrax, unspecified
A23 Brucellosis
A23.0 Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis
A23.1 Brucellosis due to Brucella abortus
A23.2 Brucellosis due to Brucella suis
A23.3 Brucellosis due to Brucella canis
A23.8 Other brucellosis
A23.9 Brucellosis, unspecified
A24 Glanders and melioidosis
A24.0 Glanders
A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
A24.3 Other melioidosis
A24.9 Melioidosis, unspecified
A25 Rat-bite fevers
A25.0 Spirillosis
A25.1 Streptobacillosis
A25.9 Rat-bite fever, unspecified
A26 Erysipeloid
A26.0 Cutaneous erysipeloid

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