B72

icd
Billable

Dracunculiasis


Alphabetical Terms
  • Arthritis in dracontiasis
  • Dracunculiasis
  • Guinea worms
  • Infection Dracunculus medinensis
  • Infection guinea worm
  • Infection Medina
  • Infestation helminth intestinal dracunculiasis
  • Infestation Medina
  • Worm guinea

Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
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 transmissibleB72
  • guinea worm infection
  • infection due to Dracunculus medinensis
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

B72icd
Dracunculiasis