ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 10, 2018

See: Brucellosis

A23 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
  • Malta fever
  • Mediterranean fever
  • undulant fever

More specific codes for Brucellosis

  • A23.0 - Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis
  • A23.1 - Brucellosis due to Brucella abortus
  • A23.2 - Brucellosis due to Brucella suis
  • A23.3 - Brucellosis due to Brucella canis
  • A23.8 - Other brucellosis
  • A23.9 - Brucellosis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A23
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A23 Brucellosis

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.