Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 795.71
Nonspecific serologic evidence of human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)
  • Short description: NONSPCF SERLGC EVDNC HIV.
  • ICD-9-CM 795.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 795.71 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).
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 795.71.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 795.71: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 795.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R75 Inconclusive laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]
This code is ONLY to be used when a test finding is reported as nonspecific. Asymptomatic positive findings are coded to V08. If any HIV infection symptom or condition is present, see code 042. Negative findings are not coded.
795.71 Excludes
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome [AIDS] (042)
  • asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus, [HIV] infection status (V08)
  • HIV infection, symptomatic (042)
  • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (042)
    • positive (status) NOS (V08)
Applies To
  • Inconclusive human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] test (adult) (infant)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 795.71:
  • Findings, abnormal, without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • serological (for)
      • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
        • inconclusive 795.71
        • positive V08
      • syphilis - see Findings, serology for syphilis
  • Positive
    • serology
      • AIDS virus V08
        • inconclusive 795.71
      • HIV V08
        • inconclusive 795.71
          • inconclusive 795.71
      • human immunodeficiency virus V08
      • syphilis 097.1
        • with signs or symptoms - see Syphilis, by site and stage
        • false 795.6
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