ICD-10 Diagnosis Code A07.2

Cryptosporidiosis

Diagnosis Code A07.2

ICD-10: A07.2
Short Description: Cryptosporidiosis
Long Description: Cryptosporidiosis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code A07.2

Valid for Submission
The code A07.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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 A07.2 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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  • 007.4 - Cryptosporidiosis

Synonyms
  • Chronic intestinal cryptosporidiasis
  • Cryptosporidial gastroenteritis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Disease caused by Cryptosporidiidae
  • Enteric coccidiosis
  • Infection caused by Cryptosporidium
  • Infection caused by Cryptosporidium crotalis
  • Infection caused by Cryptosporidium meleagridis
  • Infection caused by Cryptosporidium muris
  • Infection caused by Cryptosporidium nasorum
  • Infection caused by Cryptosporidium parvum

Information for Patients


Cryptosporidiosis

Also called: Crypto

Cryptosporidiosis (crypto) is an illness caused by a parasite. The parasite lives in soil, food, and water. It may also be on surfaces that have been contaminated with feces (poop). You can become infected by swallowing the parasite, if it is in your food, drinking water, or water that you swim in. You can also get it by touching your mouth with contaminated hands.

The most common symptom of crypto is watery diarrhea. Other symptoms include

  • Dehydration
  • Weight loss
  • Stomach cramps or pain
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Contact your health care provider if you have watery diarrhea that lasts more than a few days. Most people with crypto get better without treatment within one to two weeks. But crypto can cause serious problems in people with weak immune systems, like those with HIV/AIDS.

To reduce your risk of crypto, wash your hands often, only drink water that you know is safe, and wash or peel fresh fruits and vegetables before eating.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Cryptosporidium enteritis


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