ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Other specified malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Plasmodium ovale malaria B53.0

B53.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B53.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B50-B64 Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
Category B53 Other specified malaria

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
  • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)
  • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium malariae (B52.-)
  • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium vivax (B51.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Plasmodium ovale malaria”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Plasmodium ovale - B53.0
  • Malaria, malarial(fever) - B54
    • ovale - B53.0
    • Plasmodium(P.)
      • ovale - B53.0
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.