Malaria due to simian plasmodia B53.1

  • B53.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM B53.1 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B53.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 B53.1 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium falciparum (B50.-)
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium malariae (B52.-)
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium ovale (B53.0)
  • Malaria due to simian plasmodia with Plasmodium vivax (B51.-)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.