ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B16.1

Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma

Diagnosis Code B16.1

ICD-10: B16.1
Short Description: Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma
Long Description: Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent without hepatic coma
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B16.1


Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
      • Acute hepatitis B (B16)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B16.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH MCC 441
  • DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH CC 442
  • DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC 443

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Synonyms
  • Acute hepatitis B with delta-agent
  • Acute hepatitis B with hepatitis D
  • Acute type B viral hepatitis
  • Viral hepatitis type D

Information for Patients


Hepatitis B

Also called: HBV

Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. One type, hepatitis B, is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B spreads by contact with an infected person's blood, semen, or other body fluid. An infected woman can give hepatitis B to her baby at birth.

If you get HBV, you may feel as if you have the flu. You may also have jaundice, a yellowing of skin and eyes, dark-colored urine, and pale bowel movements. Some people have no symptoms at all. A blood test can tell if you have it. HBV usually gets better on its own after a few months. If it does not get better, it is called chronic HBV, which lasts a lifetime. Chronic HBV can lead to cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), liver failure, or liver cancer.

There is a vaccine for HBV. It requires three shots. All babies should get the vaccine, but older children and adults can get it too. If you travel to countries where Hepatitis B is common, you should get the vaccine.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B -- children
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Hepatitis B: Information for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Hepatitis B: Information for Parents (American Academy of Family Physicians)
  • Hepatitis B: Information for Parents (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Hepatitis virus panel
  • Preventing hepatitis B or C
  • What I Need to Know about Hepatitis B - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)


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