ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis

  ICD-10 Code for Diphyllobothriasis B70.0

B70.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B70.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B70 Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Diphyllobothrium (adult) (latum) (pacificum) infection
  • Fish tapeworm (infection)
Excludes2
  • larval diphyllobothriasis (B70.1)
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Related Terms to “Diphyllobothriasis”

  • Anemia(essential) (general) (hemoglobin deficiency) (infantile) (primary) (profound) - D64.9
    • bothriocephalus - B70.0
    • dibothriocephalus - B70.0
    • Diphyllobothrium(Dibothriocephalus) - B70.0
    • due to(in) (with)
      • fish tapeworm infestation(D.latum) - B70.0
    • fish tapeworm infestation(D. latum) - B70.0
  • Bothriocephalus latus infestation - B70.0
  • Dibothriocephalus, dibothriocephaliasis(latus) (infection) (infestation) - B70.0
  • Diphyllobothriasis(intestine) - B70.0
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Diphyllobothrium(adult) (latum) (pacificum) - B70.0
    • fish tapeworm - B70.0
  • Infestation - B88.9
    • Bothriocephalus(latus) - B70.0
    • broad tapeworm - B70.0
    • Dibothriocephalus(latus) - B70.0
    • Diphyllobothrium(adult) (latum) (intestinal) (pacificum) - B70.0
    • fish tapeworm - B70.0
    • tapeworm - B71.9
      • broad - B70.0
      • fish - B70.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B70.0 Diphyllobothriasis

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