Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 015.06
Tuberculosis of vertebral column, tubercle bacilli not found by bacteriological or histological examination, but tuberculosis confirmed by other methods [inoculation of animals]
  • Short description: TB of vertebra-oth test.
  • ICD-9-CM 015.06 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 015.06 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 015.06: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 015.06 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.01 Tuberculosis of spine
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