B18

icd
Non-Billable

Chronic viral hepatitis


Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chaptersB15-B19sequelae of viral hepatitis (B94.2)
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)
B15-B19
  • cytomegaloviral hepatitis (B25.1)
  • herpesviral [herpes simplex] hepatitis (B00.81)
Includes
1diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissibleB18Carrier of viral hepatitis
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

B18icd
Chronic viral hepatitis
Chronic viral hepatitis B with delta-agent
Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent
Chronic viral hepatitis C
Other chronic viral hepatitis
Chronic viral hepatitis, unspecified