ICD-10-CM Code A70
Chlamydia psittaci infections
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A70 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chlamydia psittaci infections. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A70 is used to code Chlamydia infection
Chlamydia infection (from the Greek, χλαμύδα meaning "cloak") is a common sexually transmitted infection in humans caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The term Chlamydia infection can also refer to infection caused by any species belonging to the bacterial family Chlamydiaceae. C. trachomatis is found only in humans. Chlamydia is a major infectious cause of human genital and eye disease. Chlamydia infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide; it is estimated that about 1 million individuals in the United States are infected with chlamydia.
|Specialty:||Infectious Disease, Gynecology, Urology|
|MeSH Codes:||D002690, D002690|
|ICD 9 Codes:||994.1, 483.1|
Pap smear showing C. trachomatis (H&E stain)
Coding Notes for A70 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Parrot fever
- DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness with MCC.
- DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A70 - Chlamydia psittaci infections'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 A70 and a single ICD9 code, 073.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.