Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 979.5
Poisoning by poliomyelitis vaccine
  • Short description: POIS-POLIOMYELIT VACCINE.
  • ICD-9-CM 979.5 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 979.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 979.5.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 979.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T50.B91A Poisoning by other viral vaccines, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
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