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Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A15.0

Short Description: Tuberculosis of lung

Long Description: Tuberculosis of lung

The code A15.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Respiratory tuberculosis (A15)
        • A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Abscess of lung
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Chronic granulomatous tuberculosis
  • Chronic tuberculosis
  • Inactive tuberculosis
  • Inactive tuberculosis of lung
  • Infiltrative lung tuberculosis
  • Isoniazid resistant tuberculosis
  • Isoniazid resistant tuberculosis of lung
  • Mycobacterial pneumonia
  • Nodular tuberculosis of lung
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Reactivation tuberculosis
  • Reinfection pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Relapse pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis of lung with cavitation
  • Tuberculosis of lung with involvement of bronchus
  • Tuberculosis of lung, bacteriological and histological examination not done
  • Tuberculosis of lung, bacteriologically and histologically negative
  • Tuberculosis of lung, confirmed by culture only
  • Tuberculosis of lung, confirmed by sputum microscopy with or without culture
  • Tuberculosis of lung, confirmed histologically
  • Tuberculous abscess
  • Tuberculous abscess of lung
  • Tuberculous fibrosis of lung
  • Tuberculous pneumonia
  • Tuberculous pneumothorax

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A15.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Mcc (177)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Cc (178)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations Without Cc/mcc (179)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A15.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tuberculous bronchiectasis
    • Tuberculous fibrosis of lung
    • Tuberculous pneumonia
    • Tuberculous pneumothorax

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A15.0 Right Arrow 011.90 Pulmonary TB NOS-unspec

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
A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2022