Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.61
Carrier or suspected carrier of hepatitis b
  • Short description: Hepatitis B carrier.
  • ICD-9-CM V02.61 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 V02.61 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 V02.61.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V02.61: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Carrier of hepatitis b
  • Carrier, hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B carrier
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.61 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z22.51 Carrier of viral hepatitis B
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.61:
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • HAA (hepatitis Australian-antigen) V02.61
    • serum hepatitis V02.61
  • Hepatitis 573.3
    • serum - see Hepatitis, viral
      • carrier (suspected of) V02.61
    • viral (acute) (anicteric) (cholangiolitic) (cholestatic) (chronic) (subacute) 070.9
      • with hepatic coma 070.6
      • AU-SH type virus - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • australian antigen - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • B-antigen - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • Coxsackie 074.8 [573.1]
      • cytomegalic inclusion 078.5 [573.1]
      • IH (virus) - see Hepatitis, viral, type A
      • infectious hepatitis virus - see Hepatitis, viral, type A
      • serum hepatitis virus - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • SH - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
      • specified type NEC 070.59
      • type A 070.1
      • type B (acute) 070.30
      • type C
      • type delta (with hepatitis B carrier state) 070.52
        • with
          • active hepatitis B disease - see Hepatitis, viral, type B
          • hepatic coma 070.42
      • type E 070.53
      • vaccination and inoculation (prophylactic) V05.3
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