Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 125.4
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 125.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 125.4 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: 125.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B74.8 Other filariases
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection caused by genus of filarial worms called dipetalonema. It produces microfilariae in the blood and body fluids
  • Infections with nematodes of the genus dipetalonema
Applies To
  • Infection by:
    • Acanthocheilonema perstans
    • Dipetalonema perstans
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 125.4:
  • Acanthocheilonemiasis 125.4
  • Dipetalonemiasis 125.4
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Acanthocheilonema (perstans) 125.4
    • Dipetalonema (perstans) 125.4
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Acanthocheilonema (perstans) 125.4
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 125.4 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.