B73

icd
Non-Billable

Onchocerciasis


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 transmissibleB73
  • onchocerca volvulus infection
  • onchocercosis
  • river blindness
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

B73icd
Onchocerciasis
Onchocerciasis with eye disease
Onchocerciasis with eye involvement, unspecified
Onchocerciasis with endophthalmitis
Onchocerciasis with glaucoma
Onchocerciasis with other eye involvement
Onchocerciasis without eye disease