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

See: Other human herpesviruses

B10 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

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Other human herpesviruses

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Excludes2
  • cytomegalovirus (B25.9)
  • Epstein-Barr virus (B27.0-)
  • herpes NOS (B00.9)
  • herpes simplex (B00.-)
  • herpes zoster (B02.-)
  • human herpesvirus 1 and 2 (B00.-)
  • human herpesvirus 3 (B01.-, B02.-)
  • human herpesvirus 4 (B27.0-)
  • human herpesvirus 5 (B25.-)
  • human herpesvirus NOS (B00.-)
  • varicella (B01.-)
  • zoster (B02.-)

More specific codes for Other human herpesviruses

  • B10.0 - Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
    • B10.01 - Human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis
    • B10.09 - Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
  • B10.8 - Other human herpesvirus infection
    • B10.81 - Human herpesvirus 6 infection
    • B10.82 - Human herpesvirus 7 infection
    • B10.89 - Other human herpesvirus infection
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Questions related to B10 Other human herpesviruses

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.