Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V12.04
Personal history of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Short description: Hx Methicln resist Staph.
  • ICD-9-CM V12.04 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 V12.04 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 V12.04.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V12.04: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • History of methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA)
  • History of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
  • Hx of mrsa
Applies To
  • MRSA
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V12.04 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z86.14 Personal history of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V12.04:
  • History (personal) of
    • infectious disease V12.00
      • malaria V12.03
      • methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) V12.04
      • MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) V12.04
      • poliomyelitis V12.02
      • specified NEC V12.09
      • tuberculosis V12.01
    • methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) V12.04
    • MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) V12.04
  • Methicillin
    • resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 041.12
      • colonization V02.54
      • personal history of V12.04
  • MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus) 041.12
    • personal history of V12.04
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