Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 128.1
Gnathostomiasis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 128.1 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 128.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gnathostomiasis infection
  • Infection by Gnathostoma
Clinical Information
  • Infections with nematodes of the genus gnathostoma, superfamily thelazioidea. Gnathostomiasis is a food-borne zoonosis caused by eating undercooked or raw fish or meat.
Applies To
  • Infection by Gnathostoma spinigerum and related species
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 128.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B83.1 Gnathostomiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 128.1:
  • Gnathostoma (spinigerum) (infection) (infestation) 128.1
    • wandering swellings from 128.1
  • Gnathostomiasis 128.1
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Gnathostoma spinigerum 128.1
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Gnathostoma (spinigerum) 128.1
    • 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
  • Swelling 782.3
    • wandering, due to Gnathostoma (spinigerum) 128.1
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