Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 082.8
Other specified tick-borne rickettsioses
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Tick-borne ricketts NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 082.8 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 082.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Old World tick typhus
  • Rickettsiosis due to Erhlichia sennetsu
  • Sennetsu fever
Applies To
  • Lone star fever
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 082.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A77.8 Other spotted fevers
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 082.8:
  • Bullis fever 082.8
  • Fever 780.60
    • Bullis 082.8
    • Lone Star 082.8
  • Lone star fever 082.8
  • Rickettsiosis NEC 083.9
    • tick-borne 082.9
      • specified type NEC 082.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Bullis fever 082.8
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