ICD-10 Diagnosis Code A07.8

Other specified protozoal intestinal diseases

Diagnosis Code A07.8

ICD-10: A07.8
Short Description: Other specified protozoal intestinal diseases
Long Description: Other specified protozoal intestinal diseases
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code A07.8

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Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code A07.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS AND PERITONEAL INFECTIONS WITH MCC 371
  • MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS AND PERITONEAL INFECTIONS WITH CC 372
  • MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS AND PERITONEAL INFECTIONS WITHOUT CC/MCC 373

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Synonyms
  • Chilomastix mesnili infection
  • Dientamoeba fragilis infection
  • Disease caused by Chilomastigidae
  • Disease caused by Enteromonadidae
  • Disease caused by Monocercomonadidae
  • Disease caused by Retortamonadidae
  • Disease caused by Sarcocystidae
  • Embadomoniasis
  • Infection caused by Chilomastix
  • Infection caused by Enteromonas
  • Infection caused by Enteromonas hominis
  • Infection caused by Sarcocystis lindemanni
  • Intestinal flagellate infection
  • Intestinal flagellate infection
  • Intestinal flagellate infection
  • Intestinal infection caused by Trichomonas vaginalis
  • Intestinal microsporidiosis
  • Intestinal trichomoniasis
  • Psorospermiasis
  • Retortamonas intestinalis infection
  • Sarcosporidiosis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code A07.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Gastroenteritis

Also called: Stomach flu

Have you ever had the "stomach flu?" What you probably had was gastroenteritis - not a type of flu at all. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the intestines caused by a virus, bacteria or parasites. Viral gastroenteritis is the second most common illness in the U.S. The cause is often a norovirus infection. It spreads through contaminated food or water, and contact with an infected person. The best prevention is frequent hand washing.

Symptoms of gastroenteritis include diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, headache, fever and chills. Most people recover with no treatment.

The most common problem with gastroenteritis is dehydration. This happens if you do not drink enough fluids to replace what you lose through vomiting and diarrhea. Dehydration is most common in babies, young children, the elderly and people with weak immune systems.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Bacterial gastroenteritis
  • Bland diet
  • CMV - gastroenteritis/colitis
  • Stool Gram stain
  • Viral gastroenteritis
  • When you have nausea and vomiting
  • When you or your child has diarrhea


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Parasitic Diseases

Parasites are living things that use other living things - like your body - for food and a place to live. You can get them from contaminated food or water, a bug bite, or sexual contact. Some parasitic diseases are easily treated and some are not.

Parasites range in size from tiny, one-celled organisms called protozoa to worms that can be seen with the naked eye. Some parasitic diseases occur in the United States. Contaminated water supplies can lead to Giardia infections. Cats can transmit toxoplasmosis, which is dangerous for pregnant women. Others, like malaria, are common in other parts of the world.

If you are traveling, it's important to drink only water you know is safe. Prevention is especially important. There are no vaccines for parasitic diseases. Some medicines are available to treat parasitic infections.

  • Amebiasis
  • Amebic liver abscess
  • Ascariasis
  • Creeping eruption
  • Stool ova and parasites exam
  • Taeniasis


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