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

See: Other protozoal diseases, not elsewhere classified

  ICD-10 Code for Naegleriasis B60.2

B60.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B60.2 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 B60 Other protozoal diseases, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Primary amebic meningoencephalitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Naegleriasis”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Encephalitis(chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) - G04.90
    • in(due to)
      • naegleriasis - B60.2
  • Meningoencephalitis - G04.90See also Encephalitis
    • in(due to)
      • free-living amebae - B60.2
      • Naegleria(amebae) (organisms) (fowleri) - B60.2
    • primary amebic - B60.2
  • Naegleriasis(with meningoencephalitis) - B60.2
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.