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ICD-10-CM Code A07.8
Other specified protozoal intestinal diseases

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

A07.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified protozoal intestinal diseases. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code A078 is used to code Cyclosporiasis

Cyclosporiasis is an infection with the protozoan Cyclospora cayetanensis, a pathogen transmitted by feces or feces-contaminated fresh produce and water. Outbreaks have been reported due to contaminated fruits and vegetables. It is not spread from person to person, but can be a hazard for travelers by being a cause of diarrhea.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D021866
ICD 9 Code: 75

Cyclospora cayetanensis

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for A07.8 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.
Intestinal microsporidiosis
Intestinal trichomoniasis

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Infection by Enteromonas (disorder)
  • Dientamoeba fragilis infection (disorder)


Intestinal trichomoniasis (approximate match)
Other specified protozoal intestinal diseases (approximate match)
Sarcosporidiosis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A07.8 and a single ICD9 code, 136.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: A07 - Other protozoal intestinal diseases

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