Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B53.0

Short Description: Plasmodium ovale malaria

Long Description: Plasmodium ovale malaria

The code B53.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Other specified malaria (B53)
        • B53.0 Plasmodium ovale malaria

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Ovale malaria

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B53.0 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 B53.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)
    • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium malariae (B52.-)
    • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium vivax (B51.-)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B53.0 Right Arrow 084.3 Ovale 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
B53 Other specified malaria
B53.1 Malaria due to simian plasmodia
B53.8 Other malaria, not elsewhere classified

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