ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Other rickettsioses

  ICD-10 Code for Rickettsialpox due to Rickettsia akari A79.1

A79.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A79.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A75-A79 Rickettsioses (A75-A79)
Category A79 Other rickettsioses

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Kew Garden fever
  • Vesicular rickettsiosis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Rickettsialpox due to Rickettsia akari”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Kew Garden - A79.1
  • Kew Garden fever - A79.1
  • Rickettsialpox(Rickettsia akari) - A79.1
  • Rickettsiosis - A79.9
    • due to
      • Rickettsia akari(rickettsialpox) - A79.1
    • vesicular - A79.1
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.