Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 077.0
Inclusion conjunctivitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 077.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 077.0 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 077.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A74.0 Chlamydial conjunctivitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal inclusion body conjunctivitis
  • Neonatal inclusion conjunctivitis
Clinical Information
  • Infection of the eyes characterized by the presence in conjunctival epithelial cells of inclusion bodies indistinguishable from those of trachoma; it is acquired by infants during birth and by adults from swimming pools; the etiological agent is chlamydia trachomatis whose natural habitat appears to be the genito-urinary tract
077.0 Excludes
  • inclusion blennorrhea (neonatal) (771.6)
Applies To
  • Paratrachoma
  • Swimming pool conjunctivitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 077.0:
  • Conjunctivitis (exposure) (infectious) (nondiphtheritic) (pneumococcal) (pustular) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) NEC 372.30
    • chlamydial 077.98
      • due to
        • Chlamydia trachomatis - see Trachoma
        • paratrachoma 077.0
    • inclusion 077.0
    • swimming pool 077.0
  • Paratrachoma 077.0
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