Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 795.5
Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis
  • Short description: Tuberculin test reaction.
  • ICD-9-CM 795.5 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 795.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 795.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 795.5: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Heaf test grade 1
  • Heaf test grade 1-2
  • Heaf test grade 2
  • Heaf test grade 3
  • Heaf test grade 4
  • Mantoux: delayed reaction
  • Mantoux: positive
  • Nonspecific tuberculin test reaction
  • Positive skin test reaction
  • Susceptibility skin test abnormal
  • Susceptibility to tuberculosis
  • Tuberculin skin test positive
Applies To
  • Abnormal result of Mantoux test
  • PPD positive
  • Tuberculin (skin test):
    • positive
    • reactor
  • No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM 795.5
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 795.5:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • Mantoux test 795.5
  • Converter, tuberculosis (test reaction) 795.5
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • PPD 795.5
    • skin test, positive 795.79
      • tuberculin (without active tuberculosis) 795.5
    • tuberculin skin test (without active tuberculosis) 795.5
  • Positive
    • PPD 795.5
    • skin test 795.7
      • tuberculin (without active tuberculosis) 795.5
  • Reaction
    • tuberculin skin test, nonspecific (without active tuberculosis) 795.5
      • positive (without active tuberculosis) 795.5
  • Sensitivity, sensitization - see also Allergy
    • tuberculin, without clinical or radiological symptoms 795.5
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (congenital) (degeneration) (disease) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (gangrene) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) 011.9
    • converter (tuberculin skin test) (without disease) 795.5
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