ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 22, 2019

See: Amebiasis

A06 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
  • infection due to Entamoeba histolytica
  • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)

More specific codes for Amebiasis

  • A06.0 - Acute amebic dysentery
  • A06.1 - Chronic intestinal amebiasis
  • A06.2 - Amebic nondysenteric colitis
  • A06.3 - Ameboma of intestine
  • A06.4 - Amebic liver abscess
  • A06.5 - Amebic lung abscess
  • A06.6 - Amebic brain abscess
  • A06.7 - Cutaneous amebiasis
  • A06.8 - Amebic infection of other sites
    • A06.81 - Amebic cystitis
    • A06.82 - Other amebic genitourinary infections
    • A06.89 - Other amebic infections
  • A06.9 - Amebiasis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A06
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A06 Amebiasis

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.