ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Relapsing fevers

  ICD-10 Code for Relapsing fever, unspecified A68.9

A68.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A68.9 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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Related Terms to “Relapsing fever, unspecified”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • relapsing(Borrelia) - A68.9
      • Koch's - A68.9
  • Koch's
    • relapsing fever - A68.9
  • Novy's relapsing fever - A68.9
  • Relapsing fever - A68.9
    • Koch's - A68.9
    • Spirillum - A68.9
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Questions related to A68.9 Relapsing fever, unspecified

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