Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 488.0
Influenza due to identified avian influenza virus
  • Short description: Flu dt iden avian virus.
  • ICD-9-CM 488.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 488.0 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).
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Applies To
  • Avian influenza
  • Bird flu
  • Influenza A/H5N1
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 488.0:
  • Bird
    • flu 488.0
  • Flu - see also Influenza
    • bird 488.0
  • Influenza, influenzal 487.1
    • A/H5N1 488.0
    • avian 488.0
    • due to identified
      • avian influenza virus 488.0
      • novel H1N1 influenza virus 488.1
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