ICD-10-CM Code A06.8
Amebic infection of other sites
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code A06.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of A06.8 that describes the diagnosis 'amebic infection of other sites' in more detail.
- A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code A06 is used to code Amoebiasis
Amoebiasis, also known as amebiasis or entamoebiasis, is an infection caused by any of the amoebas of the Entamoeba group. Symptoms are most common upon infection by Entamoeba histolytica. Amoebiasis can present with no, mild, or severe symptoms. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, mild diarrhoea, bloody diarrhea or severe colitis with tissue death and perforation. This last complication may cause peritonitis. People affected may develop anemia due to loss of blood.
|MeSH Codes:||D000562, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751|
|ICD 9 Codes:||6, 5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A06.8 - Amebic infection of other sites'
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