Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B68.1

Short Description: Taenia saginata taeniasis

Long Description: Taenia saginata taeniasis

The code B68.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Taeniasis (B68)
        • B68.1 Taenia saginata taeniasis

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Infection caused by Taenia
  • Taenia saginata infection

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B68.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis And Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders With Mcc (391)
  • Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis And Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders Without Mcc (392)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B68.1 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Beef tapeworm (infection)
    • Infection due to adult tapeworm Taenia saginata

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B68.1 Right Arrow 123.2 Taenia saginata infect
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
B68 Taeniasis
B68.0 Taenia solium taeniasis
B68.9 Taeniasis, unspecified

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