Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.1

Short Description: Chr amebiasis w/o absces

Long Description: Chronic intestinal amebiasis without mention of abscess

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.1 Chr amebiasis w/o absces

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • chronic 006.1
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
        • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
        • nondysenteric 006.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • ameba, amebic (histolytica) (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • chronic 006.1
  • Intersexuality 752.7

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.1 Right Arrow A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
006.0 Acute amebic dysentery without mention of abscess
006.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
006.3 Amebic liver abscess
006.4 Amebic lung abscess
006.5 Amebic brain abscess
006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
006.8 Amebic infection of other sites
006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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