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ICD-10-CM Code A75.0
Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii

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

A75.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code A75 is used to code Rickettsiosis

A rickettsiosis is a disease caused by intracellular bacteria. It has been predicted that global warming may lead to greater incidence.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Codes: D012288, D012288, D012288, D012288
ICD 9 Codes: 80, 81, 82, 83

Coding Notes for A75.0 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.
Classical typhus (fever)
Epidemic (louse-borne) typhus

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.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A75.0 - Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A75.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Louse-borne (epidemic) typhus (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 080 was previously used, A75.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: A75 - Typhus fever

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/A750