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ICD-10-CM Code A07.0
Balantidiasis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

A07.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of balantidiasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A070 is used to code Balantidiasis

Balantidiasis is a protozoan infection caused by infection with Balantidium coli.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D001447
ICD 9 Code: 70

Balantidium coli as seen in a wet mount of a stool specimen. The organism is surrounded by cilia.

Coding Notes for A07.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Balantidial dysentery

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Balantidiasis (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 007.0 was previously used, A07.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A07 - Other protozoal intestinal diseases

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A070