Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B56.1

Short Description: Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis

Long Description: Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis

The code B56.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • African trypanosomiasis (B56)
        • B56.1 Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • African trypanosomiasis
  • Infection caused by Trypanosoma rhodesiense

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B56.1 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 B56.1 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • East African sleeping sickness
    • Infection due to Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B56.1 Right Arrow 086.4 Rhodesian trypanosomias
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
B56 African trypanosomiasis
B56.0 Gambiense trypanosomiasis
B56.9 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified

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