2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88

Other infestations

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • B88 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM B88 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B88 - other international versions of ICD-10 B88 may differ.
The following code(s) above B88 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 B88:
  • 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
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B88
B87.0 Cutaneous myiasis
B87.1 Wound myiasis
B87.2 Ocular myiasis
B87.3 Nasopharyngeal myiasis
B87.4 Aural myiasis
B87.8 Myiasis of other sites
B87.81 Genitourinary myiasis
B87.82 Intestinal myiasis
B87.89 Myiasis of other sites
B87.9 Myiasis, unspecified
B88 Other infestations
B88.0 Other acariasis
B88.1 Tungiasis [sandflea infestation]
B88.2 Other arthropod infestations
B88.3 External hirudiniasis
B88.8 Other specified infestations
B88.9 Infestation, unspecified
B89 Unspecified parasitic disease
B90 Sequelae of tuberculosis
B90.0 Sequelae of central nervous system tuberculosis
B90.1 Sequelae of genitourinary tuberculosis

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