Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 012.23
Isolated tracheal or bronchial tuberculosis tubercle bacilli found (in sputum) by microscopy
  • Short description: Isolat trach tb-micro dx.
  • ICD-9-CM 012.23 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 012.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 012.23.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 012.23: 2012 2013 2014.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 012.23 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
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