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

See: Other rickettsioses

  ICD-10 Code for Rickettsiosis, unspecified A79.9

A79.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A79.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Rickettsial infection NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Rickettsiosis, unspecified”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • rickettsial NOS - A79.9
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • rickettsial NOS - A79.9
  • Rickettsial disease - A79.9
  • Rickettsiosis - A79.9
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A79.9 Rickettsiosis, unspecified

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