ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Other specified malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Plasmodium ovale malaria B53.0

B53.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B53.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B50-B64 Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
Category B53 Other specified malaria

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Excludes1
  • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)
  • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium malariae (B52.-)
  • Plasmodium ovale with Plasmodium vivax (B51.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Plasmodium ovale malaria”

  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Plasmodium ovale - B53.0
  • Malaria, malarial(fever) - B54
    • ovale - B53.0
    • Plasmodium(P.)
      • ovale - B53.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B53.0 Plasmodium ovale 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.