Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B00.9

Short Description: Herpesviral infection, unspecified

Long Description: Herpesviral infection, unspecified

The code B00.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections (B00)
        • B00.9 Herpesviral infection, unspecified

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Cellular changes consistent with Herpes simplex
  • Chronic herpes simplex
  • Chronic infection caused by herpes simplex virus co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Combined Herpes simplex 1 and Herpes simplex 2 infection
  • Herpes in pregnancy
  • Herpes simplex
  • Herpes simplex infection of buttock
  • Herpes simplex infection of skin
  • Herpes simplex type 1 infection
  • Herpes simplex type 2 infection
  • Herpes simplex without complication
  • Herpesvirus infection
  • Infection caused by herpes simplex virus co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Infection of skin and/or mucous membrane caused by Herpes virus
  • Nongenital herpes simplex
  • Nongenital recurrent herpes simplex
  • Otitis externa of left external auditory canal caused by human herpesvirus 3
  • Otitis externa of right external auditory canal caused by human herpesvirus 3
  • Primary herpes simplex
  • Recurrent herpes simplex
  • Recurrent herpes simplex infection of buttock
  • Recurrent skin infection

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B00.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B00.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Herpes simplex infection NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B00.9 Right Arrow 054.8 H simplex complicat NOS
054.9 Herpes simplex NOS

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
B00 Herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections
B00.0 Eczema herpeticum
B00.1 Herpesviral vesicular dermatitis
B00.2 Herpesviral gingivostomatitis and pharyngotonsillitis
B00.3 Herpesviral meningitis
B00.4 Herpesviral encephalitis
B00.5 Herpesviral ocular disease
B00.50 Herpesviral ocular disease, unspecified
B00.51 Herpesviral iridocyclitis
B00.52 Herpesviral keratitis
B00.53 Herpesviral conjunctivitis
B00.59 Other herpesviral disease of eye
B00.7 Disseminated herpesviral disease
B00.8 Other forms of herpesviral infections
B00.81 Herpesviral hepatitis
B00.82 Herpes simplex myelitis
B00.89 Other herpesviral infection

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