ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Mar 21, 2019

See: Plasmodium malariae malaria

B52 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.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Plasmodium malariae malaria
  • mixed infections of Plasmodium malariae with other Plasmodium species, except Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax
  • Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)
  • Plasmodium vivax (B51.-)

More specific codes for Plasmodium malariae malaria

  • B52.0 - Plasmodium malariae malaria with nephropathy
  • B52.8 - Plasmodium malariae malaria with other complications
  • B52.9 - Plasmodium malariae malaria without complication
Back to B52
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B52 Plasmodium malariae malaria

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.