Diagnosis Code

B60.2 NAEGLERIASIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B60.2

Short Description: Naegleriasis

Long Description: Naegleriasis

The code B60.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Other protozoal diseases, not elsewhere classified (B60)
        • B60.2 Naegleriasis

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Amebic encephalitis
  • Amebic infection of central nervous system
  • Disease caused by Vahlkampfiidae
  • Encephalitis caused by protozoa
  • Infection caused by Naegleria
  • Infection caused by Naegleria gruberi
  • Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria
  • Meningoencephalitis due to free-living ameba
  • Naegleria infection of the central nervous system
  • Parasitic encephalitis
  • Primary amebic encephalitis
  • Primary amebic encephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri
  • Primary encephalitis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B60.2 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 B60.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Primary amebic meningoencephalitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B60.2 Right Arrow 136.29 Infc free-liv amebae NEC
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
B60 Other protozoal diseases, not elsewhere classified
B60.0 Babesiosis
B60.1 Acanthamebiasis
B60.10 Acanthamebiasis, unspecified
B60.11 Meningoencephalitis due to Acanthamoeba (culbertsoni)
B60.12 Conjunctivitis due to Acanthamoeba
B60.13 Keratoconjunctivitis due to Acanthamoeba
B60.19 Other acanthamebic disease
B60.8 Other specified protozoal diseases

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