Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B77.9

Short Description: Ascariasis, unspecified

Long Description: Ascariasis, unspecified

The code B77.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Ascariasis (B77)
        • B77.9 Ascariasis, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Adult ascariasis
  • Ascariasis
  • Infection caused by Ascaridia
  • Infection caused by Ascaridia dissimilis
  • Infection caused by Ascaridia galli
  • Infection caused by Ascaris lumbricoides
  • Infection caused by Ascaris suum
  • Migratory ascariasis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B77.9 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)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B77.9 Right Arrow 127.0 Ascariasis
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
B77 Ascariasis
B77.0 Ascariasis with intestinal complications
B77.8 Ascariasis with other complications
B77.81 Ascariasis pneumonia
B77.89 Ascariasis with other complications

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