Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V01.79
Contact with or exposure to other viral diseases
  • Short description: Viral dis contact NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V01.79 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 V01.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM V01.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V01.79: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Exposure to Hepatitis A virus
  • Exposure to hepatitis B virus
  • Exposure to Hepatitis B virus (event)
  • Exposure to HIV
  • Exposure to Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Exposure to Human immunodeficiency virus (event)
  • Exposure to Influenza A virus subtype H1N1
  • Exposure to Measles virus
  • Exposure to viral disease
  • Exposure to viral disease (event)
  • Exposure to viral hepatitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V01.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z20.6 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z20.828 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other viral communicable diseases
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V01.79:
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