Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.2
Carrier or suspected carrier of amebiasis
  • Short description: Amebiasis carrier.
  • ICD-9-CM V02.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V02.2 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM V02.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V02.2: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z22.1 Carrier of other intestinal infectious diseases
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.2:
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • carrier (suspected of) V02.2
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • amebiasis V02.2
    • dysentery (bacillary) V02.3
      • amebic V02.2
    • Endamoeba histolytica V02.2
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
      • acute 006.0
      • carrier (suspected) of V02.2
      • chronic 006.1
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