2022 ICD-10-CM Codes for Hookworm diseases (B76)

Clinical Terms for Hookworm diseases (B76)

Hookworm Infections-. Infection of humans or animals with hookworms other than those caused by the genus Ancylostoma or Necator, for which the specific terms ANCYLOSTOMIASIS and NECATORIASIS are available.

Ancylostomiasis-. Infection of humans or animals with hookworms of the genus ANCYLOSTOMA. Characteristics include anemia, dyspepsia, eosinophilia, and abdominal swelling.

Necatoriasis-. Infection of humans or animals with hookworms of the genus NECATOR. The resulting anemia from this condition is less severe than that from ANCYLOSTOMIASIS.

Instructional Notations

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  • uncinariasis