ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Typhus fever

  ICD-10 Code for Typhus fever due to Rickettsia tsutsugamushi A75.3

A75.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A75.3 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
  • Scrub (mite-borne) typhus
  • Tsutsugamushi fever
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Related Terms to “Typhus fever due to Rickettsia tsutsugamushi”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • akamushi(scrub typhus) - A75.3
    • island(scrub typhus) - A75.3
    • Kedani(scrub typhus) - A75.3
    • shimamushi(scrub typhus) - A75.3
    • tsutsugamushi - A75.3
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Japanese river - A75.3
    • kedani - A75.3
    • Sumatran mite - A75.3
    • tsutsugamushi - A75.3
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
  • Japanese
    • river fever - A75.3
  • Kedani fever - A75.3
  • Sumatran mite fever - A75.3
  • Tsutsugamushi(disease) (fever) - A75.3
  • Typhus(fever) - A75.9
    • due to Rickettsia
      • tsutsugamushi - A75.3
    • mite-borne - A75.3
    • scrub(China) (India) (Malaysia) (New Guinea) - A75.3
    • tropical(mite-borne) - A75.3
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Questions related to A75.3 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia tsutsugamushi

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