2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B39.0

Acute pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati

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  • B39.0 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 B39.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B39.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 B39.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above B39.0 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 B39.0:
  • 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
  • B35-B49
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
  • B39
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B39

    Histoplasmosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • associated AIDS (B20)
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated manifestations, such as:
    • endocarditis (I39)
    • meningitis (G02)
    • pericarditis (I32)
    • retinitis (H32)
    Histoplasmosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute pulmonary histoplasma capsulatum
  • Acute pulmonary histoplasmosis
ICD-10-CM B39.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 177 Respiratory infections and inflammations with mcc
  • 178 Respiratory infections and inflammations with cc
  • 179 Respiratory infections and inflammations without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 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 B39.0 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to B39.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J17
    , J99
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J17

    Pneumonia in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • Q fever (A78)
    • rheumatic fever (I00)
    • schistosomiasis (B65.0-B65.9)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • candidial pneumonia (B37.1)
    • chlamydial pneumonia (J16.0)
    • gonorrheal pneumonia (A54.84)
    • histoplasmosis pneumonia (B39.0-B39.2)
    • measles pneumonia (B05.2)
    • nocardiosis pneumonia (A43.0)
    • pneumocystosis (B59)
    • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis carinii (B59)
    • pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jiroveci (B59)
    • pneumonia in actinomycosis (A42.0)
    • pneumonia in anthrax (A22.1)
    • pneumonia in ascariasis (B77.81)
    • pneumonia in aspergillosis (B44.0-B44.1)
    • pneumonia in coccidioidomycosis (B38.0-B38.2)
    • pneumonia in cytomegalovirus disease (B25.0)
    • pneumonia in toxoplasmosis (B58.3)
    • rubella pneumonia (B06.81)
    • salmonella pneumonia (A02.22)
    • spirochetal infection NEC with pneumonia (A69.8)
    • tularemia pneumonia (A21.2)
    • typhoid fever with pneumonia (A01.03)
    • varicella pneumonia (B01.2)
    • whooping cough with pneumonia (A37 with fifth-character 1)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J99

    Respiratory disorders in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • amyloidosis (E85.-)
    • ankylosing spondylitis (M45)
    • congenital syphilis (A50.5)
    • cryoglobulinemia (D89.1)
    • early congenital syphilis (A50.0)
    • plasminogen deficiency (E88.02)
    • schistosomiasis (B65.0-B65.9)
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B39.0:
  • Histoplasmosis B39.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B39.9

    Histoplasmosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • capsulati B39.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B39.4

      Histoplasmosis capsulati, unspecified

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      Applicable To
      • American histoplasmosis
      • pulmonary B39.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B39.2

        Pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati, unspecified

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        • acute B39.0
  • Pneumonia (acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) J18.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J18.9

    Pneumonia, unspecified organism

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    • in (due to)
      • histoplasmosis B39.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B39.2

        Pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • acute B39.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B39.0
B38.1 Chronic pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
B38.2 Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis, unspecified
B38.3 Cutaneous coccidioidomycosis
B38.4 Coccidioidomycosis meningitis
B38.7 Disseminated coccidioidomycosis
B38.8 Other forms of coccidioidomycosis
B38.81 Prostatic coccidioidomycosis
B38.89 Other forms of coccidioidomycosis
B38.9 Coccidioidomycosis, unspecified
B39 Histoplasmosis
B39.0 Acute pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati
B39.1 Chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati
B39.2 Pulmonary histoplasmosis capsulati, unspecified
B39.3 Disseminated histoplasmosis capsulati
B39.4 Histoplasmosis capsulati, unspecified
B39.5 Histoplasmosis duboisii
B39.9 Histoplasmosis, unspecified
B40 Blastomycosis
B40.0 Acute pulmonary blastomycosis
B40.1 Chronic pulmonary blastomycosis
B40.2 Pulmonary blastomycosis, unspecified

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