2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88.8

Other specified infestations

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • B88.8 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 B88.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B88.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B88.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Ichthyoparasitism due to Vandellia cirrhosa
  • Linguatulosis
  • Porocephaliasis
The following code(s) above B88.8 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 B88.8:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Linguatulosis
  • Porocephaliasis
ICD-10-CM B88.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert B88.8 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 B88.8:
  • Candiru infection or infestation B88.8
  • Cryptosporidiosis A07.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A07.2

    Cryptosporidiosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • hepatobiliary B88.8
    • respiratory B88.8
  • Ichthyoparasitism due to Vandellia cirrhosa B88.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • candiru B88.8
  • Infestation B88.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88.9

    Infestation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infestation (skin) NOS
    • Infestation by mites NOS
    • Skin parasites NOS
    • candiru B88.8
    • Linguatula B88.8
    • Pentastoma B88.8
    • specified type NEC B88.8
    • Vandellia cirrhosa B88.8
  • Ixodiasis NEC B88.8
  • Linguatulosis B88.8
  • Porocephaliasis B88.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B88.8
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
B90.2 Sequelae of tuberculosis of bones and joints
B90.8 Sequelae of tuberculosis of other organs
B90.9 Sequelae of respiratory and unspecified tuberculosis
B91 Sequelae of poliomyelitis
B92 Sequelae of leprosy

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