ICD 9 CM Codes

086.5 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  086.5    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '086.5' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
086.5 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM B56.9 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.086.5.'
African
by Trypanosoma
due to Trypanosoma
meaning sleeping sickness (see also Trypanosomiasis)
Schlafkrankheit
sleeping (African)
sleeping sickness
Sleeping sickness
trypanosomiasis
Applies To
Sleeping sickness NOS
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