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ICD 10 Code A75.0

Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii

2017 Billable/Specific Code

This is a form of typhus so named because the disease often causes epidemics following wars and natural disasters. The causative organism is Rickettsia prowazekii, transmitted by the human body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis). This diagnosis is due to is a species of gram negative, Alpha Proteobacteria, obligate intracellular parasitic, aerobic bacteria that is the etiologic agent of epidemic typhus, transmitted in the feces of lice.
  • A75.0 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A75.0 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A75.0

    • Classical typhus (fever)
    • Epidemic (louse-borne-) typhus

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A75.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A75.0:
  • Fever   R50.9
    • famine   A75.0
  • Hildenbrand\'s disease   A75.0
  • Myocarditis   I51.4
    • in
      • epidemic louse-borne typhus   A75.0
  • Tabardillo   A75.9
    • louse-borne   A75.0
  • Typhus   A75.9
    • classical   A75.0
    • due to Rickettsia
      • prowazekii   A75.0
    • epidemic   A75.0
    • exanthematic NEC   A75.0
    • exanthematicus SAI   A75.0
    • louse-borne   A75.0

  • SNOMed Terms:
    • Classical typhus
    • Epidemic typhus
    • European typhus
    • Exanthematic typhus
    • Exanthematic typhus, NOS
    • Fleckfieber
    • Louse-borne epidemic typhus
    • Louse-borne typhus
    • Louse-borne typhus (disorder)
    • Louse-borne typhus fever

    • Major Diagnostic Categories
      M.D.C

      • MDC Category : 18
      • MDC Type : Medical
      • Description : Infectious and Parasitic DDs (Systemic or unspecified sites)

    • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
      MS-DRG

      • DRG Range: 867-869
        • 867 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W MCC
        • 868 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W CC
        • 869 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W/O CC/MCC

    • Clinical Classifications Software
      CCS

      • CCS Category Number : 8
      • Description : Other infections; including parasitic
      • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 1
      • Level 1 Description : Infectious and parasitic diseases
      • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 1.4
      • Level 2 Description : Other infections; including parasitic [8.]

    • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
      ACSC

      A75.0 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

    • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
      NYU ED

      • Non-emergent - 0%
      • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
      • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
      • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
      • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
      • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
      • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
      • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
      • Unclassified 100%

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