2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 005.1
Botulism food poisoning
- disease caused by potent protein neurotoxins produced by Clostridium botulinum, which interfere with the presynaptic release of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction; clinical features include abdominal pain, vomiting, acute paralysis, blurred vision and diplopia; botulism may be classified into several subtypes such as food borne, infant, wound, and others.
- ICD-9-CM 005.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 005.1 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 005.1: