Diagnosis Code

A06.9 AMEBIASIS, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A06.9

Short Description: Amebiasis, unspecified

Long Description: Amebiasis, unspecified

The code A06.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Amebiasis (A06)
        • A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Abscess caused by Entamoeba histolytica
  • Amebic appendicitis
  • Amebic balanitis
  • Amebic encephalitis
  • Amebic infection
  • Asymptomatic amebic infection
  • Disease due to Endamoebidae
  • Disease due to Hartmannellidae
  • Disease due to Vahlkampfiidae
  • Encephalitis due to protozoa
  • Extraintestinal infection caused by Entamoeba
  • Infection by Endolimax
  • Infection by Entamoeba
  • Infection by Entamoeba coli
  • Infection by Hartmannella
  • Infection by Iodamoeba
  • Infection by Vahlkampfia
  • Infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
  • Infection of intestine caused by Entamoeba histolytica
  • Symptomatic non-invasive amebic infection

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A06.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A06.9 Right Arrow 006.9 Amebiasis NOS
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A06 Amebiasis
A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
A06.3 Ameboma of intestine
A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
A06.5 Amebic lung abscess
A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites
A06.81 Amebic cystitis
A06.82 Other amebic genitourinary infections
A06.89 Other amebic infections

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2018