Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 127.6
Trichostrongyliasis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 127.6 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 127.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Infestation with nematode worms of the genus trichostrongylus. Man and animals become infected by swallowing larvae, usually with contaminated food or drink, although the larvae may penetrate human skin.
Applies To
  • Infection by Trichostrongylus species
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 127.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B81.2 Trichostrongyliasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 127.6:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Trichostrongylus 127.6
  • Infestation 134.9
    • nematode (intestinal) 127.9
      • Ancylostoma (see also Ancylostoma) 126.9
      • Ascaris lumbricoides 127.0
      • conjunctiva NEC 128.9
      • Dioctophyma 128.8
      • Enterobius vermicularis 127.4
      • Gnathostoma spinigerum 128.1
      • Oesophagostomum (apiostomum) 127.7
      • Physaloptera 127.4
      • specified type NEC 127.7
      • Strongyloides stercoralis 127.2
      • Ternidens diminutus 127.7
      • Trichinella spiralis 124
      • Trichostrongylus 127.6
      • Trichuris (trichiuria) 127.3
    • Trichostrongylus instabilis 127.6
  • Trichostrongyliasis (small intestine) 127.6
  • Trichostrongylosis 127.6
  • Trichostrongylus (instabilis) infection 127.6
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