B50

icd
Non-Billable

Plasmodium falciparum malaria


Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chaptersB50-B64
  • amebiasis (A06.-)
  • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
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 transmissibleB50mixed infections of Plasmodium falciparum with any other Plasmodium species
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

B50icd
Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Plasmodium falciparum malaria with cerebral complications
Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Plasmodium falciparum malaria, unspecified