B51 PLASMODIUM VIVAX MALARIA

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B51

Short Description: Plasmodium vivax malaria

Long Description: Plasmodium vivax malaria

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Plasmodium vivax malaria (B51)
        • B51 Plasmodium vivax malaria

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B51 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • mixed infections of Plasmodium vivax with other Plasmodium species, except Plasmodium falciparum
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • plasmodium vivav with Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 B51.0 Plasmodium vivax malaria with rupture of spleen
2 B51.8 Plasmodium vivax malaria with other complications
3 B51.9 Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication



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