Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 795.71
Nonspecific serologic evidence of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]
  • Short description: Nonspcf serlgc evdnc hiv.
  • ICD-9-CM 795.71 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 795.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 795.71: 2013 2014 2015.
This code is ONLY to be used when a test finding is reported as nonspecific. Asymptomatic positive findings are coded to V08. If any HIV infection symptom or condition is present, see code 042. Negative findings are not coded.
795.71 Excludes
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome [AIDS] (042)
  • asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus, [HIV] infection status (V08)
  • HIV infection, symptomatic (042)
  • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (042)
    • positive (status) NOS (V08)
Applies To
  • Inconclusive human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] test (adult) (infant)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 795.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R75 Inconclusive laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 795.71:
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • serological (for)
      • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
        • inconclusive 795.71
        • positive V08
      • syphilis - see Findings, serology for syphilis
  • Positive
    • serology
      • AIDS virus V08
        • inconclusive 795.71
      • HIV V08
        • inconclusive 795.71
          • inconclusive 795.71
      • human immunodeficiency virus V08
      • syphilis 097.1
        • with signs or symptoms - see Syphilis, by site and stage
        • false 795.6
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