Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 136.21

Short Description: Infectn d/t acanthamoeba

Long Description: Specific infection due to acanthamoeba

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other infectious and parasitic diseases (130-136)
      • 136 Other and unspecified infectious and parasitic diseases
        • 136.21 Infectn d/t acanthamoeba

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 136.21 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • acanthamoeba 136.21

Crosswalk Information

The code 136.21 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
136.21 Right Arrow B60.11 Meningoencephalitis due to Acanthamoeba (culbertsoni)
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 136.0 Ainhum
2 136.1 Behcet's syndrome
3 136.29 Other specific infections by free-living amebae
4 136.3 Pneumocystosis
5 136.4 Psorospermiasis
6 136.5 Sarcosporidiosis
7 136.8 Other specified infectious and parasitic diseases
8 136.9 Unspecified infectious and parasitic diseases

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