2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.5

Candidal meningitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • B37.5 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 B37.5 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B37.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 B37.5 may differ.
The following code(s) above B37.5 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 B37.5:
  • 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
  • B35-B49
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
  • B37
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37

    Candidiasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • candidosis
    • moniliasis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal candidiasis (P37.5)
    Candidiasis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Candida meningitis
ICD-10-CM B37.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 023 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx with mcc or chemotherapy implant or epilepsy with neurostimulator
  • 024 Craniotomy with major device implant or acute complex cns pdx without mcc
  • 097 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis with mcc
  • 098 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis with cc
  • 099 Non-bacterial infection of nervous system except viral meningitis without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 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 B37.5 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 B37.5:
  • Type 1 Excludes: G02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G02

    Meningitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • African trypanosomiasis (B56.-)
    • poliovirus infection (A80.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • candidal meningitis (B37.5)
    • coccidioidomycosis meningitis (B38.4)
    • cryptococcal meningitis (B45.1)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] meningitis (B00.3)
    • infectious mononucleosis complicated by meningitis (B27.- with fourth character 2)
    • measles complicated by meningitis (B05.1)
    • meningoencephalitis and meningomyelitis in other infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere (G05)
    • mumps meningitis (B26.1)
    • rubella meningitis (B06.02)
    • varicella [chickenpox] meningitis (B01.0)
    • zoster meningitis (B02.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B37.5:
  • Candidiasis, candidal B37.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.9

    Candidiasis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Thrush NOS
    • meningitis B37.5
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetic) (toxic) G03.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G03.9

    Meningitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arachnoiditis (spinal) NOS
    • candidal B37.5
    • monilial B37.5

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B37.5
B36.9 Superficial mycosis, unspecified
B37 Candidiasis
B37.0 Candidal stomatitis
B37.1 Pulmonary candidiasis
B37.2 Candidiasis of skin and nail
B37.3 Candidiasis of vulva and vagina
B37.4 Candidiasis of other urogenital sites
B37.41 Candidal cystitis and urethritis
B37.42 Candidal balanitis
B37.49 Other urogenital candidiasis
B37.5 Candidal meningitis
B37.6 Candidal endocarditis
B37.7 Candidal sepsis
B37.8 Candidiasis of other sites
B37.81 Candidal esophagitis
B37.82 Candidal enteritis
B37.83 Candidal cheilitis
B37.84 Candidal otitis externa
B37.89 Other sites of candidiasis
B37.9 Candidiasis, unspecified
B38 Coccidioidomycosis

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