Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 960.0
Poisoning by penicillins
  • Short description: POISONING-PENICILLINS.
  • ICD-9-CM 960.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 960.0 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 960.0.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 960.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T36.0X1A Poisoning by penicillins, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T36.0X2A Poisoning by penicillins, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T36.0X3A Poisoning by penicillins, assault, initial encounter
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T36.0X4A Poisoning by penicillins, undetermined, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Penicillin antibiotic overdose
  • Penicillin overdose
  • Poisoning by penicillin antibiotic
  • Poisoning by penicillin class antibiotic
  • Toxic effect of penicillin antibiotic
Applies To
  • Ampicillin
  • Carbenicillin
  • Cloxacillin
  • Penicillin G
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