A53.9 Syphilis, unspecified

Coding Notes

Active
Billable, valid for HIPAA-covered transactions

Type 1 Excludes

syphilis NOS under two years of age (A50.2)

Applicable To

Infection due to Treponema pallidum NOS
Syphilis (acquired) NOS

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Code Title
A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
A50-A64 Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
A53 Other and unspecified syphilis
A53.9 Syphilis, unspecified
Type 1 Excludes
syphilis NOS under two years of age (A50.2)

Applicable to
Infection due to Treponema pallidum NOS
Syphilis (acquired) NOS