Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 020.8

Short Description: Other types of plague

Long Description: Other specified types of plague

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Zoonotic bacterial diseases (020-027)
      • 020 Plague
        • 020.8 Other types of plague

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Ambulatory plague

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 020.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Pestis (see also Plague) 020.9
    • minor 020.8
  • Plague 020.9
    • abortive 020.8
    • ambulatory 020.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 020.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
020.8 Right Arrow A20.8 Other forms of plague
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
020.0 Bubonic plague
020.1 Cellulocutaneous plague
020.2 Septicemic plague
020.3 Primary pneumonic plague
020.4 Secondary pneumonic plague
020.5 Pneumonic plague, unspecified
020.9 Plague, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014