Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V74.8
Screening examination for other specified bacterial and spirochetal diseases
  • Short description: SCREEN-BACTERIAL DIS NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V74.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V74.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: V74.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z11.2 Encounter for screening for other bacterial diseases
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z11.8 Encounter for screening for other infectious and parasitic diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Collection for Group A streptococcus done
  • Group A strep swab collection
  • Screening for strep
  • Screening for streptococcal infection (bacterial infection)
  • Streptococcus screening test done
Applies To
  • Brucellosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Plague
  • Tetanus
  • Whooping cough
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V74.8:
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