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ICD-10-CM Code B88.8
Other specified infestations

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

B88.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified infestations. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B888 is used to code Linguatulosis

Linguatulosis is a condition associated with the organism Linguatula serrata.

Specialty: Infectious Disease


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Coding Notes for B88.8 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.
Ichthyoparasitism due to Vandellia cirrhosa

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

  • Candiru fever (disorder)
  • Streptocerciasis (disorder)
  • Rabbit mite infestation (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B88.8 - Other specified infestations'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B88.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Porocephaliasis (B88.8)
Linguatulosis (B88.8)
Ichthyoparasitism due to Vandellia cirrhosa (B88.8)
Ixodiasis NEC (B88.8)
Candiru infection or infestation (B88.8)


Other specified infestations (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 B88.8 and a single ICD9 code, 134.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B88 - Other infestations

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