A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever

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Relapsing fever due to Borrelia recurrentis

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Carapata (disease) A68.0
Disease, diseased See also Syndrome
Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) R50.9
relapsing (Borrelia) A68.9
Obermeyer's (European) A68.0
louse-borne (epidemic) A68.0
Obermeyers's (European) A68.0

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Code Title
A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
A65-A69 Other spirochetal diseases (A65-A69)
A68 Relapsing fevers
A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever
Applicable to
Relapsing fever due to Borrelia recurrentis