Version 2024

2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A01.0

Typhoid fever

ICD-10-CM Code:
ICD-10 Code for:
Typhoid fever
Is Billable?
Not Valid for Submission
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Code Classification

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Intestinal infectious diseases
      • Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers

A01.0 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of typhoid fever. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2024 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding Applicable to Typhoid fever

Non-specific codes like A01.0 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10-CM codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for typhoid fever:

  • Use A01.00 for Typhoid fever, unspecified - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use A01.01 for Typhoid meningitis - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use A01.02 for Typhoid fever with heart involvement - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use A01.03 for Typhoid pneumonia - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use A01.04 for Typhoid arthritis - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use A01.05 for Typhoid osteomyelitis - BILLABLE CODE

  • Use A01.09 for Typhoid fever with other complications - BILLABLE CODE

Clinical Information

  • Typhoid Fever

    an acute systemic febrile infection caused by salmonella typhi, a serotype of salmonella enterica.
  • Paratyphoid Fever

    a condition resembling typhoid fever that is caused by infection by salmonella enterica serovar parathyphi.
  • Paratyphoid Fever A

    paratyphoid fever that is caused by infection with salmonella enterica, serovar paratyphi a.
  • Paratyphoid Fever B

    paratyphoid fever that is caused by infection with salmonella enterica, serovar paratyphi b.
  • Paratyphoid Fever C

    paratyphoid fever that is caused by infection with salmonella enterica, serovar paratyphi c.
  • Typhoid Fever

    a bacterial infectious disorder contracted by consumption of food or drink contaminated with salmonella typhi. this disorder is common in developing countries and can be treated with antibiotics.

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

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Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Infection due to Salmonella typhi

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. This was the first year ICD-10-CM was implemented into the HIPAA code set.