ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2018

See: Other specified malaria

B53 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
Other specified malaria

More specific codes for Other specified malaria

  • B53.0 - Plasmodium ovale malaria
  • B53.1 - Malaria due to simian plasmodia
  • B53.8 - Other malaria, not elsewhere classified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to B53
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B53 Other specified 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.