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ICD-10-CM Code A23.0
Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis

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

A23.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code A23 is used to code Brucellosis

Brucellosis, Bang's disease, Crimean fever, Gibraltar fever, Malta fever, Maltese fever, Mediterranean fever, rock fever, or undulant fever, is a highly contagious zoönosis caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from infected animals, or close contact with their secretions.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D002006
ICD 9 Code: 23

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Infection due to Brucella melitensis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A23.0 - Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A23.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Melitensis, febris (A23.0)
Bruce sepsis (A23.0)


Brucella melitensis (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 023.0 was previously used, A23.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: A23 - Brucellosis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A230