Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 084
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 084 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Subcategories 084.0-084.6 exclude the listed conditions with mention of pernicious complications (084.8-084.9).
Clinical Information
  • Protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the genus plasmodium (p. Falciparum, p. Vivax, p. Ovale, and p. Malariae) and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus anopheles; malaria is endemic in parts of asia, africa, central and south america, oceania, and certain caribbean islands; characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high fever, sweating, shaking chills, and anemia; malaria in animals is caused by other species of plasmodia
084 Excludes
  • congenital malaria (771.2)
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