Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 079.5
Retrovirus in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
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079.5 Excludes
  • human immunodeficiency virus, type 1 [HIV-1] (042)
  • human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, type III [HTLV-III] (042)
  • lymphadenopathy-associated virus [LAV] (042)
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