Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 081.0
Murine (endemic) typhus
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Murine typhus.
  • ICD-9-CM 081.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 081.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Murine typhus
  • Typhus, murine
Applies To
  • Typhus (fever):
    • endemic
    • flea-borne
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 081.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A75.2 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia typhi
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 081.0:
  • Body, bodies
    • Mooser 081.0
  • Brill's disease (recrudescent typhus) 081.1
    • flea-borne 081.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Brill's (recrudescent typhus) 081.1
      • flea-borne 081.0
      • louse-borne 081.1
    • Maxcy's 081.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Maxcy's disease 081.0
  • Mooser-Neill reaction 081.0
  • Mooser bodies 081.0
  • Tabardillo 080
    • flea-borne 081.0
  • Typhus (fever) 081.9
    • endemic (flea-borne) 081.0
    • exanthematicus SAI 080
      • brillii SAI 081.1
      • Mexicanus SAI 081.0
      • pediculo vestimenti causa 080
      • typhus murinus 081.0
    • flea-borne 081.0
    • Mexican 081.0
      • flea-borne 081.0
      • louse-borne 080
      • tabardillo 080
    • murine 081.0
    • rat 081.0
    • shop (of Malaya) 081.0
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