Section B65-B83Helminthiases
  1. B70 Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis

    1. B70.0 Diphyllobothriasis

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Diphyllobothrium (adult) (latum) (pacificum) infection
      • Fish tapeworm (infection)
    2. B70.1 Sparganosis

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Infection due to Sparganum (mansoni) (proliferum)
      • Infection due to Spirometra larva
      • Larval diphyllobothriasis
      • Spirometrosis
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.