Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A15.7

Short Description: Primary respiratory tuberculosis

Long Description: Primary respiratory tuberculosis

The code A15.7 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Respiratory tuberculosis (A15)
        • A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Active tuberculosis
  • Acute tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis
  • Bacterial pleurisy
  • Calcified granuloma of lung
  • Ciprofloxacin resistant tuberculosis
  • Ethambutol resistant tuberculosis
  • Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis
  • Extreme drug resistant tuberculosis
  • Finding by inspection
  • Ghon complex
  • Infection due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Infection due to mycobacterium tuberculosis hominis
  • Multidrug resistant tuberculosis
  • Primary progressive tuberculosis
  • Primary respiratory tuberculosis, confirmed bacteriologically and histologically
  • Primary tuberculosis
  • Primary tuberculous complex
  • Primary tuberculous complex confirmed
  • Primary tuberculous complex confirmed by culture
  • Primary tuberculous complex confirmed by microscopic examination
  • Primary tuberculous complex confirmed histologically
  • Primary tuberculous complex with bacteriological or histological examination results unknown
  • Respiratory tuberculosis, bacteriologically and histologically confirmed
  • Rifampicin resistant tuberculosis
  • Sequelae of tuberculosis
  • Streptomycin resistant tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis of pleura
  • Tuberculous abscess
  • Tuberculous pleurisy in primary progressive tuberculosis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A15.7 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)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A15.7 Right Arrow 010.90 Primary 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
A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2023