ICD-10-CM Code A08.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A08.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of rotaviral enteritis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A080 is used to code Rotaviral enteritis
rotavirus enteritis is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea among infants and young children. it is caused by rotavirus, a genus of double-stranded rna virus in the family reoviridae. by the age of five, nearly every child in the world has been infected with rotavirus at least once. however, with each infection, immunity develops, and subsequent infections are less severe; adults are rarely affected. there are five species of this virus, referred to as a, b, c, d, and e. rotavirus a, the most common, causes more than 90% of infections in humans.
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Rotavirus A from the faeces of an infected child
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Viral gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus (disorder)
- Rotavirus food poisoning (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A08.0 - Rotaviral enteritis'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 008.61 was previously used, A08.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.