A96.2 LASSA FEVER

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A96.2

Short Description: Lassa fever

Long Description: Lassa fever

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral hemorrhagic fevers (A90-A99)
      • Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever (A96)
        • A96.2 Lassa fever

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A96.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Viral Illness With Mcc (865)
  • Viral Illness Without Mcc (866)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A96.2 Right Arrow 078.89 Oth spec dis viruses
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 A96 Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever
2 A96.0 Junin hemorrhagic fever
3 A96.1 Machupo hemorrhagic fever
4 A96.8 Other arenaviral hemorrhagic fevers
5 A96.9 Arenaviral hemorrhagic fever, unspecified



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