ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 22, 2018

See: Other specified malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Other malaria, not elsewhere classified B53.8

B53.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B53.8 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.
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Related Terms to “Other malaria, not elsewhere classified”

  • Malaria, malarial(fever) - B54
    • parasitologically confirmed NEC - B53.8
    • specified type NEC(parasitologically confirmed) - B53.8
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B53.8 Other malaria, not elsewhere classified

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