Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B70.0

Short Description: Diphyllobothriasis

Long Description: Diphyllobothriasis

The code B70.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis (B70)
        • B70.0 Diphyllobothriasis

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Diphyllobothriasis
  • Disease caused by Diphyllobothriidae
  • Infection caused by Bothriocephalus
  • Infection caused by Braunia
  • Infection caused by Cyathocephalus
  • Infection caused by Digramma
  • Infection caused by Diphyllobothrium latum
  • Infection caused by Diphyllobothrium pacificum
  • Infection caused by Ligula
  • Infection caused by Schistocephalus
  • Infection caused by Triaenophorus
  • Intestinal diphyllobothriasis
  • Megaloblastic anemia caused by fish tapeworm

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B70.0 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 B70.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Diphyllobothrium (adult) (latum) (pacificum) infection
    • Fish tapeworm (infection)
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • larval diphyllobothriasis (B70.1)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B70.0 Right Arrow 123.4 Diphyllobothrias intest
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
B70 Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis
B70.1 Sparganosis

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