Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 087.0
Relapsing fever louse-borne
  • Short description: LOUSE-BORNE RELAPS FEVER.
  • ICD-9-CM 087.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 087.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 087.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 087.0: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Louse-borne relapsing fever
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 087.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 087.0:
  • Carter's
    • relapsing fever (Asiatic) 087.0
  • Febris (see also Fever) 780.6
    • recurrens (see also Fever, relapsing) 087.9
      • pediculo vestimenti 087.0
  • Fever 780.6
    • relapsing 087.9
      • Carter's (Asiatic) 087.0
      • Dutton's (West African) 087.1
      • Koch's 087.9
      • louse-borne (epidemic) 087.0
      • Novy's (American) 087.1
      • Obermeyer's (European) 087.0
      • spirillum NEC 087.9
      • tick-borne (endemic) 087.1
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Spirillum
      • minus or minor 026.0
      • morsus muris 026.0
      • obermeieri 087.0
  • Obermeyer's relapsing fever (European) 087.0
  • Relapsing fever 087.9
    • Carter's (Asiatic) 087.0
    • louse-borne (epidemic) 087.0
    • Obermeyer's (European) 087.0
  • Spirillum obermeieri infection 087.0
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