Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 023.0
Brucella melitensis
  • ICD-9-CM 023.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 023.0 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 023.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 023.0: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 023.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A23.0 Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Brucella melitensis infection
  • Infection due to Brucella melitensis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 023.0:
  • Brucella, brucellosis (infection) 023.9
    • melitensis 023.0
  • Febris (see also Fever) 780.60
    • melitensis 023.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Melitensis, febris 023.0
  • Melitococcosis 023.0
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