ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B96.3

Hemophilus influenzae as the cause of diseases classd elswhr

Diagnosis Code B96.3

ICD-10: B96.3
Short Description: Hemophilus influenzae as the cause of diseases classd elswhr
Long Description: Hemophilus influenzae [H. influenzae] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B96.3

Valid for Submission
The code B96.3 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Bacterial and viral infectious agents (B95-B97)
      • Oth bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classd elswhr (B96)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B96.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 867 - OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 868 - OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 869 - OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Acute haemophilus influenzae laryngitis
  • Bacterial arthritis caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • Bacterial otitis media
  • Gram-negative bacterial cellulitis
  • Haemophilus cellulitis
  • Haemophilus influenzae arthritis
  • Haemophilus influenzae epiglottitis
  • Haemophilus influenzae laryngitis
  • Haemophilus influenzae otitis media
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b infection
  • Infective otitis media
  • Pericarditis caused by Genus Haemophilus

Information for Patients


Haemophilus Infections

Haemophilus is the name of a group of bacteria. There are several types of Haemophilus. They can cause different types of illnesses involving breathing, bones and joints, and the nervous system.

One common type, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b), causes serious disease. It usually strikes children under 5 years old. Your child can get Hib disease by being around other children or adults who may have the bacteria and not know it. The germs spread from person to person. If the germs stay in the child's nose and throat, the child probably will not get sick. But sometimes the germs spread into the lungs or the bloodstream, and then Hib can cause serious problems such as meningitis and pneumonia.

Treatment is with antibiotics. There is a vaccine to prevent Hib disease. All children younger than 5 years of age should be vaccinated with the Hib vaccine.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Hib Disease: Information for Parents (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Hib Disease: Information for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Hib Disease: Information for Parents (American Academy of Family Physicians)


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