ICD-10-CM Code B74.1
Filariasis due to Brugia malayi
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B74.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of filariasis due to Brugia malayi. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B741 is used to code Brugia malayi
Brugia malayi is a nematode (roundworm), one of the three causative agents of lymphatic filariasis in humans. Lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, is a condition characterized by swelling of the lower limbs. The two other filarial causes of lymphatic filariasis are Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia timori, which both differ from B. malayi morphologically, symptomatically, and in geographical extent.
|ICD 9 Code:
- 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
- Chronic Malayan filarial lymphadenitis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B74.1 - Filariasis due to Brugia malayi'
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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 125.1 was previously used, B74.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.