ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 24, 2019

See: Typhus fever

  ICD-10 Code for Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii A75.0

A75.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A75.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A75-A79 Rickettsioses (A75-A79)
Category A75 Typhus fever

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Inclusion Term
  • Classical typhus (fever)
  • Epidemic (louse-borne) typhus
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Related Terms to “Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • famine - A75.0
  • Hildenbrand's disease - A75.0
  • Myocarditis(with arteriosclerosis)(chronic)(fibroid) (interstitial) (old) (progressive) (senile) - I51.4
    • in(due to)
      • epidemic louse-borne typhus - A75.0
  • Tabardillo - A75.9
    • louse-borne - A75.0
  • Typhus(fever) - A75.9
    • classical - A75.0
    • due to Rickettsia
      • prowazekii - A75.0
    • epidemic(louse-borne) - A75.0
    • exanthematic NEC - A75.0
    • exanthematicus SAI - A75.0
    • louse-borne - A75.0
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Questions related to A75.0 Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii

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