ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Brucellosis, unspecified A23.9

A23.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A23.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A20-A28 Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
Category A23 Brucellosis

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Related Terms to “Brucellosis, unspecified”

  • Brucellosis(infection) - A23.9
    • dermatitis - A23.9
    • sepsis - A23.9
  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
    • tubulo-interstitial(in)
      • brucellosis - A23.9
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Malta - A23.9
    • Mediterranean - A23.9See also Brucellosis
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Brucella - A23.9
  • Nephritis, nephritic(albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) - N05.9
  • PyelonephritisSee also Nephritis, tubulo-interstitial
    • in(due to)
      • brucellosis - A23.9
  • Sepsis(generalized) (unspecified organism) - A41.9
    • Brucella - A23.9See also Brucellosis
  • Spondylitis(chronic)See also Spondylopathy, inflammatory
    • in(due to)
      • brucellosis - A23.9
        • cervical region - A23.9
        • cervicothoracic region - A23.9
        • lumbar region - A23.9
        • lumbosacral region - A23.9
        • multiple sites - A23.9
        • occipito-atlanto-axial region - A23.9
        • sacrococcygeal region - A23.9
        • thoracic region - A23.9
        • thoracolumbar region - A23.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A23.9 Brucellosis, unspecified

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