Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 084.1
Vivax malaria [benign tertian]
  • Short description: Vivax malaria.
  • ICD-9-CM 084.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 084.1 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 084.1: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 084.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B51.9 Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication
Approximate Synonyms
  • Malaria, vivax
  • Plasmodium vivax malaria
  • Plasmodium vivax malaria w rupture of spleen
  • Plasmodium vivax malaria with rupture of spleen
  • Vivax malaria
Applies To
  • Malaria (fever) by Plasmodium vivax
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 084.1:
  • Ague (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • tertian 084.1
  • Malaria, malarial (fever) 084.6
    • tertian (benign) 084.1
    • vivax (benign tertian) 084.1
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