Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A06

Short Description: Amebiasis

Long Description: Amebiasis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Amebiasis (A06)
        • A06 Amebiasis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A06 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • acanthamebiasis (B60.1-)
    • Naegleriasis (B60.2)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
2 A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
3 A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
4 A06.3 Ameboma of intestine
5 A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
6 A06.5 Amebic lung abscess
7 A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
8 A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
9 A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites
10 A06.81 Amebic cystitis
11 A06.82 Other amebic genitourinary infections
12 A06.89 Other amebic infections
13 A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018