Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 081.2
Scrub typhus
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 081.2 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 081.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Typhus, scrub
Applies To
  • Japanese river fever
  • Kedani fever
  • Mite-borne typhus
  • Tsutsugamushi
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 081.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A75.3 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia tsutsugamushi
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 081.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • akamushi (scrub typhus) 081.2
    • island (scrub typhus) 081.2
    • Kedani (scrub typhus) 081.2
    • shimamushi (scrub typhus) 081.2
    • tsutsugamushi (scrub typhus) 081.2
  • Fever 780.60
    • Japanese river 081.2
    • Kedani 081.2
    • Sumatran mite 081.2
    • tsutsugamushi 081.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Japanese
    • river fever 081.2
  • Kedani fever 081.2
  • Sumatran mite fever 081.2
  • Tsutsugamushi fever 081.2
  • Typhus (fever) 081.9
    • mite-borne 081.2
    • scrub (China) (India) (Malaya) (New Guinea) 081.2
    • tropical 081.2
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