Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A68

Short Description: Relapsing fevers

Long Description: Relapsing fevers

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other spirochetal diseases (A65-A69)
      • Relapsing fevers (A68)
        • A68 Relapsing fevers

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A68 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • recurrent fever
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • Lyme disease (A69.2-)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever
2 A68.1 Tick-borne relapsing fever
3 A68.9 Relapsing fever, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018