ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 20, 2017

See: Leishmaniasis

  ICD-10 Code for Visceral leishmaniasis B55.0

B55.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B55.0 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 B55 Leishmaniasis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Kala-azar
  • Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Visceral leishmaniasis”

  • Assam fever - B55.0
  • Burdwan fever - B55.0
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • Sirkari's - B55.0
  • Dumdum fever - B55.0
  • Dysentery, dysenteric(catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) - A09
    • leishmanial - B55.0
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Assam - B55.0
    • Burdwan - B55.0
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Leishmania — See also Leishmaniasis
      • chagasi - B55.0
      • donovani - B55.0
      • infantum - B55.0
  • Kala-azar - B55.0
  • Leishmaniasis - B55.9
    • dermal — See also Leishmaniasis, cutaneous
      • post-kala-azar - B55.0
    • infantile - B55.0
    • Mediterranean - B55.0
    • visceral - B55.0
  • Leishmanoid, dermalSee also Leishmaniasis, cutaneous
    • post-kala-azar - B55.0
  • Mediterranean
    • kala-azar - B55.0
    • leishmaniasis - B55.0
  • Ponos - B55.0
  • Sahib disease - B55.0
  • Sirkari's disease - B55.0
  • Sudanese kala-azar - B55.0
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.