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ICD-10-CM Code A08.39
Other viral enteritis

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

A08.39 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other viral enteritis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A08 is used to code Enteritis

Enteritis (entero- + -itis) is inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by food or drink contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration, and fever. Inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system are:

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751
ICD 9 Codes: 5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for A08.39 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.
Coxsackie virus enteritis
Echovirus enteritis
Enterovirus enteritis NEC
Torovirus enteritis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 colitis (disorder)
  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • < 29.0 days
  • < 1.0 year
  • Enteritis due to Human echovirus (disorder)
  • Viral gastroenteritis (disorder)

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Enteritis due to enterovirus nec (approximate match)
Enteritis due to other viral enteritis (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 A08.39 and a single ICD9 code, 008.69 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: A08.3 - Other viral enteritis

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