ICD-10 Code B58.8

Toxoplasmosis with other organ involvement

Version 2019 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

B58.8 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of toxoplasmosis with other organ involvement. The code is NOT valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10: B58.8
Short Description:Toxoplasmosis with other organ involvement
Long Description:Toxoplasmosis with other organ involvement

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • B58.81 - Toxoplasma myocarditis
  • B58.82 - Toxoplasma myositis
  • B58.83 - Toxoplasma tubulo-interstitial nephropathy
  • B58.89 - Toxoplasmosis with other organ involvement

Code Classification

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Toxoplasmosis (B58)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (first year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA mandated code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019

Information for Patients


Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. More than 60 million people in the U.S. have the parasite. Most of them don't get sick. But the parasite causes serious problems for some people. These include people with weak immune systems and babies whose mothers become infected for the first time during pregnancy. Problems can include damage to the brain, eyes, and other organs.

You can get toxoplasmosis from

  • Waste from an infected cat
  • Eating contaminated meat that is raw or not well cooked
  • Using utensils or cutting boards after they've had contact with contaminated raw meat
  • Drinking infected water
  • Receiving an infected organ transplant or blood transfusion

Most people with toxoplasmosis don't need treatment. There are drugs to treat it for pregnant women and people with weak immune systems.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Congenital toxoplasmosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toxoplasma test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toxoplasmosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Toxoplasmosis: An Important Message for Cat Owners (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Toxoplasmosis: An Important Message for Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
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  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.