Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 079.98
Unspecified chlamydial infection
  • Short description: Chlamydial infection NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 079.98 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 079.98 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 079.98: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 079.98 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A74.9 Chlamydial infection, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chlamydia in pregnancy
  • Chlamydia infection
  • Chlamydia infection of genitourinary tract
  • Chlamydia infection, genitourinary
  • Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnancy
  • Chlamydial bartholinitis
  • Chlamydial infection
  • Chlamydial infection of anus and rectum
  • Chlamydial infection of lower genitourinary tract
  • Chlamydial infection of the central nervous system
  • Genitourinary chlamydia infection
  • Neonatal chlamydial infection
Applies To
  • Chlamydial infection NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 079.98:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Bedsonia 079.98
    • Chlamydia 079.98
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