ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 24, 2017

See: Q fever

  ICD-10 Code for Q fever A78

A78 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A78 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A75-A79 Rickettsioses (A75-A79)
Category A78 Q fever

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Infection due to Coxiella burnetii
  • Nine Mile fever
  • Quadrilateral fever
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Related Terms to “Q fever”

  • Australian
    • Q fever - A78
  • Balkan grippe - A78
  • Endocarditis(chronic) (marantic) (nonbacterial) (thrombotic) (valvular) - I38
    • Coxiella burnetii - A78
    • due to
      • Q fever - A78
    • Q fever - A78
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Australian Q - A78
    • Nine-Mile - A78
    • Q - A78
    • quadrilateral - A78
  • Grippe, grippalSee also Influenza
    • Balkan - A78
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Coxiella burnetii - A78
    • Q fever - A78
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • in(due to)
      • Q fever - A78
  • Q fever - A78
    • with pneumonia - A78
  • Quadrilateral fever - A78
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