Diagnosis Code

A75.0 EPIDEMIC LOUSE-BORNE TYPHUS FEVER D/T RICKETTSIA PROWAZEKII

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A75.0

Short Description: Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever d/t Rickettsia prowazekii

Long Description: Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii

The code A75.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Rickettsioses (A75-A79)
      • Typhus fever (A75)
        • A75.0 Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever d/t Rickettsia prowazekii

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Louse-borne typhus
  • Typhus group rickettsial disease

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A75.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A75.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Classical typhus (fever)
    • Epidemic (louse-borne) typhus

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A75.0 Right Arrow 080 Louse-borne typhus
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
A75 Typhus fever
A75.1 Recrudescent typhus [Brill's disease]
A75.2 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia typhi
A75.3 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia tsutsugamushi
A75.9 Typhus fever, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019