ICD-10-CM Code A71.1
Active stage of trachoma
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A71.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of active stage of trachoma. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A71 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 A71.1 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.
- Granular conjunctivitis (trachomatous)
- Trachomatous follicular conjunctivitis
- Trachomatous pannus
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye with MCC.
- DRG Group #124-125 - Other disorders of the eye without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Trachomatous follicular conjunctivitis (disorder)
- Trachoma, active stage (disorder)
- Trachomatous pannus (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A71.1 - Active stage of trachoma'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A71.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 076.1 was previously used, A71.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.