ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 23, 2019

See: Relapsing fevers

  ICD-10 Code for Louse-borne relapsing fever A68.0

A68.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A68.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A65-A69 Other spirochetal diseases (A65-A69)
Category A68 Relapsing fevers

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Relapsing fever due to Borrelia recurrentis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Louse-borne relapsing fever”

  • Carapata(disease) - A68.0
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • Carapata - A68.0
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • relapsing(Borrelia) - A68.9
      • louse-borne - A68.0
      • Novy's
        • louse-borne - A68.0
      • Obermeyer's(European) - A68.0
  • Novy's relapsing fever - A68.9
    • louse-borne - A68.0
  • Obermeyer's relapsing fever(European) - A68.0
  • Relapsing fever - A68.9
    • louse-borne(epidemic) - A68.0
    • Obermeyers's(European) - A68.0
  • Spirillum
    • obermeieri infection - A68.0
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Questions related to A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever

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