Diagnosis Code

B52.9 PLASMODIUM MALARIAE MALARIA WITHOUT COMPLICATION

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B52.9

Short Description: Plasmodium malariae malaria without complication

Long Description: Plasmodium malariae malaria without complication

The code B52.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Plasmodium malariae malaria (B52)
        • B52.9 Plasmodium malariae malaria without complication

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Intermittent fever
  • Malarial fever
  • Malarial red blood cell inclusion
  • Plasmodium malariae gametocyte in red cell
  • Quartan fever
  • Quartan malaria

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B52.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • 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 B52.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Plasmodium malariae malaria NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B52.9 Right Arrow 084.2 Quartan malaria
084.5 Mixed malaria
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
B52 Plasmodium malariae malaria
B52.0 Plasmodium malariae malaria with nephropathy
B52.8 Plasmodium malariae malaria with other complications

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