Diagnosis Code

B78.9 STRONGYLOIDIASIS, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B78.9

Short Description: Strongyloidiasis, unspecified

Long Description: Strongyloidiasis, unspecified

The code B78.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Strongyloidiasis (B78)
        • B78.9 Strongyloidiasis, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Disease caused by superfamily Strongyloidea
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides canis
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides cebus
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides fulleborni
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides papillosus
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides ransomi
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides ratti
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides simiae
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides stercoralis
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides tumefaciens
  • Infection caused by Strongyloides westeri
  • Massive strongyloidiasis
  • Strongyloidiasis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B78.9 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
B78.9 Right Arrow 127.2 Strongyloidiasis
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
B78 Strongyloidiasis
B78.0 Intestinal strongyloidiasis
B78.1 Cutaneous strongyloidiasis
B78.7 Disseminated strongyloidiasis

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