Non-specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 079
Viral and chlamydial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
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Note
This category is provided to be used as an additional code to identify the viral agent in diseases classifiable elsewhere. This category will also be used to classify virus infection of unspecified nature or site.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 079:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • adenovirus NEC 079.0
      • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • unspecified nature or site 079.0
    • ECHO virus 079.1
      • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • unspecified nature or site 079.1
    • rhinovirus
      • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • unspecified nature or site 079.3
    • virus, viral 079.99
      • adenovirus
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.0
      • central nervous system NEC 049.9
      • chest 519.8
      • conjunctivitis 077.99
        • specified type NEC 077.89
      • coronavirus 079.89
      • Coxsackie (see also Infection, Coxsackie) 079.2
      • Ebola 065.8
      • ECHO
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.1
      • encephalitis 049.9
      • enteritis NEC (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
      • exanthem NEC 057.9
      • Hantavirus 079.81
      • human papilloma 079.4
      • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • intestine (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
      • Lung - see Pneumonia, viral
      • respiratory syncytial (RSV) 079.6
      • Retrovirus 079.50
      • rhinovirus
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.3
      • salivary gland disease 078.5
      • slow 046.9
        • specified condition NEC 046.8
      • specified type NEC 079.89
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • unspecified nature or site 079.99
      • warts 078.10
      • yaba monkey tumor 059.22
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