2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B10.81

Human herpesvirus 6 infection

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  • B10.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B10.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B10.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 B10.81 may differ.
The following code(s) above B10.81 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 B10.81:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
  • B10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B10

    Other human herpesviruses

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    Type 2 Excludes
    Other human herpesviruses
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infection by human herpesvirus 6
ICD-10-CM B10.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert B10.81 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B10.81:
  • Herpes, herpesvirus, herpetic B00.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.9

    Herpesviral infection, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Herpes simplex infection NOS
    • human B00.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.9

      Herpesviral infection, unspecified

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      Applicable To
      • Herpes simplex infection NOS
      • 6
        • specified NEC B10.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B10.81
B08.71 Tanapox virus disease
B08.72 Yaba pox virus disease
B08.79 Other yatapoxvirus infections
B08.8 Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
B09 Unspecified viral infection characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
B10 Other human herpesviruses
B10.0 Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
B10.01 Human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis
B10.09 Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
B10.8 Other human herpesvirus infection
B10.81 Human herpesvirus 6 infection
B10.82 Human herpesvirus 7 infection
B10.89 Other human herpesvirus infection
B15 Acute hepatitis A
B15.0 Hepatitis A with hepatic coma
B15.9 Hepatitis A without hepatic coma
B16 Acute hepatitis B
B16.0 Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent with hepatic coma
B16.1 Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma
B16.2 Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent with hepatic coma
B16.9 Acute hepatitis B without delta-agent and without hepatic coma

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