Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 083.9
Rickettsiosis, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Rickettsiosis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 083.9 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 083.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Disease caused by rickettsiae
  • Rickettsial infection
Clinical Information
  • Gram negative bacterial infection with the bacteria in the rickettsiales order.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 083.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A79.9 Rickettsiosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 083.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • rickettsial NEC 083.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • rickettsial 083.9
  • Rickettsial disease 083.9
  • Rickettsiosis NEC 083.9
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