A20.8 OTHER FORMS OF PLAGUE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A20.8

Short Description: Other forms of plague

Long Description: Other forms of plague

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
      • Plague (A20)
        • A20.8 Other forms of plague

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A20.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0)
  • 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A20.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Abortive plague
    • Asymptomatic plague
    • Pestis minor

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A20.8 Right Arrow 020.8 Other types of plague
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A20 Plague
2 A20.0 Bubonic plague
3 A20.1 Cellulocutaneous plague
4 A20.2 Pneumonic plague
5 A20.3 Plague meningitis
6 A20.7 Septicemic plague
7 A20.9 Plague, unspecified



This page was last updated on: 1/1/2017