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ICD-10-CM Code B76.0

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

B76.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of ancylostomiasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B760 is used to code Ancylostomiasis

Ancylostomiasis (also anchylostomiasis or ankylostomiasis) is a hookworm disease caused by infection with Ancylostoma hookworms. The name is derived from Greek ancylos αγκυλος "crooked, bent" and stoma στομα "mouth."

MeSH Code: D000724
ICD 9 Code: 126.9
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for B76.0 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.
Infection due to Ancylostoma species

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
  • DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Cutaneous larva migrans by Ancylostoma braziliense (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B76.0 - Ancylostomiasis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B76.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Ancylostoma, ancylostomiasis(braziliense) (caninum) (ceylanicum) (duodenale) (B76.0)


Ancylostomiasis due to ancylostoma duodenale (approximate match)
Ancylostomiasis due to ancylostoma braziliense (approximate match)
Ancylostomiasis due to ancylostoma ceylanicum (approximate match)
Other specified ancylostoma (approximate match)

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 B76.0 and a single ICD9 code, 126.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B76 - Hookworm diseases

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