006.1 CHR AMEBIASIS W/O ABSCES

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.1

Short Description: Chr amebiasis w/o absces

Long Description: Chronic intestinal amebiasis without mention of abscess

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.1 Chr amebiasis w/o absces

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • chronic 006.1
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
        • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
        • nondysenteric 006.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • ameba, amebic (histolytica) (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
  • Intersexuality 752.7

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.1 Right Arrow A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 006.0 Acute amebic dysentery without mention of abscess
2 006.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
3 006.3 Amebic liver abscess
4 006.4 Amebic lung abscess
5 006.5 Amebic brain abscess
6 006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
7 006.8 Amebic infection of other sites
8 006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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