ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 20, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Acute amebic dysentery A06.0

A06.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A06.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A00-A09 Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
Category A06 Amebiasis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute amebiasis
  • Intestinal amebiasis NOS
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Related Terms to “Acute amebic dysentery”

  • Amebiasis - A06.9
    • acute - A06.0
    • intestine - A06.0
  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • amebic(acute) - A06.0See also Amebiasis
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal(disease) (infantile) (inflammatory) - R19.7
    • amebic - A06.0See also Amebiasis
      • acute - A06.0
  • Dysentery, dysenteric(catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) - A09
    • amebic - A06.0See also Amebiasis
      • acute - A06.0
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
    • amebic(acute) - A06.0
  • Proctitis - K62.89
    • amebic(acute) - A06.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.