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ICD-10-CM Code B88.0
Other acariasis

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

B88.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other acariasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B880 is used to code Acariasis

Acariasis is an infestation with mites.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D008924
ICD 9 Code: 133
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for B88.0 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.
Acarine dermatitis
Dermatitis due to Demodex species
Dermatitis due to Dermanyssus gallinae
Dermatitis due to Liponyssoides sanguineus
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Scabies - instead, use Code B86

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Allergic asthma due to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (disorder)
  • Allergic rhinitis due to Dermatophagoides farinae (disorder)
  • Allergic rhinitis due to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B88.0 - Other acariasis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B88.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Trombiculosis, trombiculiasis, trombidiosis (B88.0)
Straw itch (B88.0)
Red bugs (B88.0)
Poultrymen's itch (B88.0)
Leptus dermatitis (B88.0)
Lumbermen's itch (B88.0)
Grain mite(itch) (B88.0)
Demodex folliculorum(infestation) (B88.0)
Cheese itch (B88.0)
Chigger(infestation) (B88.0)
Copra itch (B88.0)
Acariasis (B88.0)


Other acariasis (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 B88.0 and a single ICD9 code, 133.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B88 - Other infestations

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