Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 081.1
Brill's disease
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 081.1 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 081.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Brill-Zinsser disease
  • Recrudescent typhus
Applies To
  • Brill-Zinsser disease
  • Recrudescent typhus (fever)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 081.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A75.1 Recrudescent typhus [Brill's disease]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 081.1:
  • Brill's disease (recrudescent typhus) 081.1
    • louse-borne 081.1
  • Brill-Zinsser disease (recrudescent typhus) 081.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Brill's (recrudescent typhus) 081.1
      • flea-borne 081.0
      • louse-borne 081.1
    • Brill-Zinsser (recrudescent typhus) 081.1
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Recrudescent typhus (fever) 081.1
  • Typhus (fever) 081.9
    • exanthematicus SAI 080
      • brillii SAI 081.1
      • Mexicanus SAI 081.0
      • pediculo vestimenti causa 080
      • typhus murinus 081.0
    • recrudescent 081.1
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 081.1 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.