087.9 RELAPSING FEVER NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 087.9

Short Description: Relapsing fever NOS

Long Description: Relapsing fever, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Rickettsioses and other arthropod-borne diseases (080-088)
      • 087 Relapsing fever
        • 087.9 Relapsing fever NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 087.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Febris (see also Fever) 780.60
    • recurrens (see also Fever, relapsing) 087.9
      • pediculo vestimenti 087.0
  • Fever 780.60
    • relapsing 087.9
      • Carter's (Asiatic) 087.0
      • Dutton's (West African) 087.1
      • Koch's 087.9
      • louse-borne (epidemic) 087.0
      • Novy's (American) 087.1
      • Obermeyer's (European) 087.0
      • spirillum NEC 087.9
      • tick-borne (endemic) 087.1
  • Koch's
    • relapsing fever 087.9
  • Relapsing fever 087.9
    • Carter's (Asiatic) 087.0
    • Dutton's (West African) 087.1
    • Koch's 087.9
    • louse-borne (epidemic) 087.0
    • Novy's (American) 087.1
    • Obermeyer's (European) 087.0
    • Spirillum 087.9
    • tick-borne (endemic) 087.1
  • Spirillosis NEC (see also Fever, relapsing) 087.9
  • Typhus (fever) 081.9
    • recurrent (see also Fever, relapsing) 087.9

Crosswalk Information

The code 087.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
087.9 Right Arrow A68.9 Relapsing fever, unspecified
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
1 087.0 Relapsing fever, louse-borne
2 087.1 Relapsing fever, tick-borne

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014