Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 088.82
Babesiosis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 088.82 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 088.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Babesia infection
  • Hemolytic anemia due to babesiosis
  • Hemolytic anemia, babesiosis
Clinical Information
  • Tickborne disease caused by infection with protozoa; occurs in wild and domestic animals; in humans causes malaria-like symptoms, myalgia, nausea and splenomegaly; classic zoonotic disease.
Applies To
  • Babesiasis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 088.82 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B60.0 Babesiosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 088.82:
  • Babesiasis 088.82
  • Babesiosis 088.82
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Babesiasis 088.82
    • Babesiosis 088.82
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