A15

icd
Non-Billable

Respiratory tuberculosis


Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chaptersA15-A19
  • congenital tuberculosis (P37.0)
  • nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis (R76.1-)
  • pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
  • positive PPD (R76.11)
  • positive tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis (R76.11)
  • sequelae of tuberculosis (B90.-)
  • silicotuberculosis (J65)
Excludes 2
1
  • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
  • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
Includes
1diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissibleA15-A19infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

A15icd
Respiratory tuberculosis
Tuberculosis of lung
Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
Tuberculous pleurisy
Primary respiratory tuberculosis
Other respiratory tuberculosis
Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified