Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.51
Carrier or suspected carrier of group b streptococcus
  • Short description: GROUP B STREPTOC CARRIER.
  • ICD-9-CM V02.51 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 V02.51 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 V02.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V02.51: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Carrier of group b streptococcus
  • Carrier, group B streptococcus
  • Group B Strep carrier in childbirth
  • Group B Streptococcus carrier
  • Group B streptococcus carrier in childbirth
  • Group B Streptococcus carrier postpartum
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) group B strep carrier
  • Postpartum group B Strep carrier
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.51 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z22.330 Carrier of Group B streptococcus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.51:
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • group B streptococcus V02.51
    • Streptococcus NEC V02.52
      • group B V02.51
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