B71.9 CESTODE INFECTION, UNSPECIFIED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B71.9

Short Description: Cestode infection, unspecified

Long Description: Cestode infection, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Other cestode infections (B71)
        • B71.9 Cestode infection, unspecified

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B71.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections With Mcc (371)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections With Cc (372)
  • Major Gastrointestinal Disorders And Peritoneal Infections Without Cc/mcc (373)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B71.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tapeworm (infection) NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B71.9 Right Arrow 123.9 Cestode infection NOS
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 B71 Other cestode infections
2 B71.0 Hymenolepiasis
3 B71.1 Dipylidiasis
4 B71.8 Other specified cestode infections



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