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

See: Other specified malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Malaria due to simian plasmodia B53.1

B53.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B53.1 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

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Excludes1
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium malariae (B52.-)
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium ovale (B53.0)
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium vivax (B51.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Malaria due to simian plasmodia”

  • Malaria, malarial(fever) - B54
    • Plasmodium(P.)
      • simian - B53.1
  • Monkey malaria - B53.1
  • Simian malaria - B53.1
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.