136.29 INFC FREE-LIV AMEBAE NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 136.29

Short Description: Infc free-liv amebae NEC

Long Description: Other specific infections by free-living amebae

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other infectious and parasitic diseases (130-136)
      • 136 Other and unspecified infectious and parasitic diseases
        • 136.29 Infc free-liv amebae NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 136.29 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • meningoencephalitis
      • due to Naegleria (gruberi) 136.29
      • primary 136.29
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • ameba, amebic (histolytica) (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • free-living 136.29
  • Meningoencephalitis (see also Encephalitis) 323.9
    • due to
      • free-living amebae 136.29
      • Naegleria (amebae) (gruberi) (organisms) 136.29
    • primary amebic 136.29

Crosswalk Information

The code 136.29 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
136.29 Right Arrow B60.19 Other acanthamebic disease
B60.2 Naegleriasis
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
1 136.0 Ainhum
2 136.1 Behcet's syndrome
3 136.21 Specific infection due to acanthamoeba
4 136.3 Pneumocystosis
5 136.4 Psorospermiasis
6 136.5 Sarcosporidiosis
7 136.8 Other specified infectious and parasitic diseases
8 136.9 Unspecified infectious and parasitic diseases

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