Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 023.1
Brucella abortus
  • ICD-9-CM 023.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 023.1 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 023.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 023.1: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 023.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A23.1 Brucellosis due to Brucella abortus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Brucella abortus infection
  • Infection due to Brucella abortus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 023.1:
  • Bacillus - see also Infection, bacillus
    • abortus infection 023.1
  • Bang's disease (Brucella abortus) 023.1
  • Brucella, brucellosis (infection) 023.9
    • abortus 023.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Bang's (Brucella abortus) 023.1
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
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