B56.9 AFRICAN TRYPANOSOMIASIS, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B56.9

Short Description: African trypanosomiasis, unspecified

Long Description: African trypanosomiasis, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • African trypanosomiasis (B56)
        • B56.9 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B56.9 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 B56.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Sleeping sickness NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B56.9 Right Arrow 086.5 African trypanosoma NOS
086.9 Trypanosomiasis NOS
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 B56 African trypanosomiasis
2 B56.0 Gambiense trypanosomiasis
3 B56.1 Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis



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