Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 083.8
Other specified rickettsioses
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Rickettsioses NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 083.8 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 083.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bacillary angiomatosis
  • Bacillary angiomatosis due to bartonella
  • Ehrlichia infection of the central nervous system
  • Elokomin fluke fever
  • Eperythrozoonosis
  • Spotted fever group rickettsial disease
  • Typhus group rickettsial disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 083.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A79.81 Rickettsiosis due to Ehrlichia sennetsu
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A79.89 Other specified rickettsioses
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 083.8:
  • Angiomatosis 757.32
    • bacillary 083.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • rickettsial NEC 083.9
      • specified type NEC 083.8
  • Rickettsial disease 083.9
    • specified type NEC 083.8
  • Rickettsiosis NEC 083.9
    • specified type NEC 083.8
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