Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V02.59
Carrier or suspected carrier of other specified bacterial diseases
  • Short description: Bacteria dis carrier NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V02.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V02.59 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM V02.59.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V02.59: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V02.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z22.31 Carrier of bacterial disease due to meningococci
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z22.39 Carrier of other specified bacterial diseases
Applies To
  • Meningococcal
  • Staphylococcal
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V02.59:
  • Carrier (suspected) of
    • bacterial disease (meningococcal, staphylococcal) NEC V02.59
    • Staphylococcus NEC V02.59
      • methicillin
        • resistant Staphylococcus aureus V02.54
        • susceptible Staphylococcus aureus V02.53
  • Meningitis (basal) (basic) (basilar) (brain) (cerebral) (cervical) (congestive) (diffuse) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (membranous) (metastatic) (nonspecific) (pontine) (progressive) (simple) (spinal) (subacute) (sympathetica) (toxic) 322.9
    • cerebrospinal (acute) (chronic) (diplococcal) (endemic) (epidemic) (fulminant) (infectious) (malignant) (meningococcal) (sporadic) 036.0
      • carrier (suspected) of V02.59
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal (see also condition) 036.9
    • carrier (suspected) of V02.59
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