Section A15-A19Tuberculosis


  • infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis


  • congenital tuberculosis (P37.0)
  • nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis (R76.1-)
  • pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
  • positive PPD (R76.11)
  • positive tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis (R76.11)
  • sequelae of tuberculosis (B90.-)
  • silicotuberculosis (J65)
  1. A19 Miliary tuberculosis


    • disseminated tuberculosis
    • generalized tuberculosis
    • tuberculous polyserositis
    1. A19.0 Acute miliary tuberculosis of a single specified site

    2. A19.1 Acute miliary tuberculosis of multiple sites

    3. A19.2 Acute miliary tuberculosis, unspecified

    4. A19.8 Other miliary tuberculosis

    5. A19.9 Miliary tuberculosis, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.