2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Plasmodium malariae malaria (B52)

Clinical Terms for Plasmodium malariae malaria (B52)

Plasmodium malariae-. A protozoan parasite that occurs primarily in subtropical and temperate areas. It is the causal agent of quartan malaria. As the parasite grows it exhibits little ameboid activity.

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
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  • mixed infections of Plasmodium malariae with other Plasmodium species, except Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • Plasmodium falciparum B50
  • Plasmodium vivax B51