Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 136.8
Other specified infectious and parasitic diseases
  • Short description: INFECT/PARASITE DIS NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 136.8 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 136.8 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 136.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 136.8: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arthropod dermatosis
  • Cutaneous draschiasis
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to metazoal myocarditis
  • Disease due to Babesiidae
  • Disease due to ciliate protozoa
  • Disease due to Cryptosporidiidae
  • Disease due to Endamoebidae
  • Disease due to Myxozoa
  • Disease due to Nosematidae
  • Disease due to Retortamonadidae
  • Disease due to Sarcocystidae
  • Disease due to Theileriidae
  • Disease due to Trypanosomatidae
  • Disseminated protothecosis
  • Encephalitis due to protozoa
  • Icthyoparasitism
  • Icthyoparasitism due to Vandellia cirrhosa
  • Infection by algae
  • Infection by Buxtonella
  • Infection by Caryospora
  • Infection by Choanotaenia
  • Infection by Cystoisospora
  • Infection by Cytauxzoon
  • Infection by Diplodinium
  • Infection by Encephalitozoon
  • Infection by Encephalitozoon cuniculi
  • Infection by Entodinium
  • Infection by Frenkelia
  • Infection by Glugea
  • Infection by Haematoxenus
  • Infection by Haemoproteus
  • Infection by Hammondia
  • Infection by Henneguya
  • Infection by Hepatozoon
  • Infection by Hepatozoon canis
  • Infection by Histomonas
  • Infection by Ichthyophthirius
  • Infection by Klossiella
  • Infection by Lentospora
  • Infection by Leucocytozoon
  • Infection by Microspora
  • Infection by Microsporida
  • Infection by Myxobolus
  • Infection by Nosema bombycis
  • Infection by Ostertagia circumcincta
  • Infection by Prototheca segbwema
  • Infection by Prototheca wickerhamii
  • Infection by Prototheca zopfi
  • Infection by Theileria
  • Infection by Theileria annulata
  • Infection by Theileria lawrenci
  • Infection by Theileria mutans
  • Infection by Theileria parva
  • Infection by Tritrichomonas
  • Infection by Vahlkampfia
  • Infectious disease due to plant
  • Intestinal microsporidiosis
  • Intraerythrocytic parasitosis by Entopolypoides
  • Microsporida infection
  • Microsporidia keratitis
  • Microsporidia keratoconjunctivitis
  • Microsporidiosis associated with AIDS
  • Monkeypox
  • Myospherulosis
  • Non-intestinal coccidial infection
  • Non-intestinal microsporidiosis
  • Non-intestinal sporozoal infection
  • Parasitic meningitis
  • Parasitic skin infestation
  • Protozoal corneal ulcer
  • Protozoal esophagitis
  • Protozoal infestation of skin
  • Protozoal myelitis
  • Protozoal myositis
  • Protozoan infection
  • Protozoan myocarditis
  • Whirling disease
  • Whirling disease of rainbow trout
  • Yersiniosis
Applies To
  • Candiru infestation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 136.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B60.8 Other specified protozoal diseases
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B99.8 Other infectious disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 136.8:
  • Candiru infection or infestation 136.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • protozoal NEC 136.8
      • intestine, intestinal NEC 007.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Candiru 136.8
    • Microsporidia 136.8
    • protozoal NEC 136.8
    • saprophytic 136.8
    • Sporozoa 136.8
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Candiru 136.8
    • protozoal NEC 136.8
    • saprophytic NEC 136.8
    • Sporozoa NEC 136.8
  • Microsporidiosis 136.8
  • Otitis 382.9
    • diffuse parasitic 136.8
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