ICD-10-CM Code B88.8
Other specified infestations
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
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.
Coding Notes for B88.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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
- 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.
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 B88.8 and a single ICD9 code, 134.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.