Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A06

Short Description: Amebiasis

Long Description: Amebiasis

The code A06 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Amebiasis (A06)
        • A06 Amebiasis

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A06 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (@A07*.-)
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • acanthamebiasis (@B60.1*-)
    • Naegleriasis (@B60.2*)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
A06.3 Ameboma of intestine
A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
A06.5 Amebic lung abscess
A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites
A06.81 Amebic cystitis
A06.82 Other amebic genitourinary infections
A06.89 Other amebic infections
A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021