ICD-10-CM Code B74.2
Filariasis due to Brugia timori
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B74.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of filariasis due to Brugia timori. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B742 is used to code Brugia timori
Brugia timori is a human filarial parasitic nematode (roundworm) which causes the disease "Timor filariasis." While this disease was first described in 1965, the identity of Brugia timori as the causative agent was not known until 1977. In that same year, Anopheles barbirostris was shown to be its primary vector.
- 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 'B74.2 - Filariasis due to Brugia timori'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B74.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 B74.2 and a single ICD9 code, 125.6 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.