ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

  ICD-10 Code for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease A81.01

A81.01 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A81.01 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A80-A89 Viral and prion infections of the central nervous system (A80-A89)
Category A81 Atypical virus infections of central nervous system

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