Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 795.51
Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis
  • Short description: Nonsp rea skn test wo tb.
  • ICD-9-CM 795.51 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 795.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 795.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 795.51: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Mantoux: positive
  • PPD positive
  • Tuberculin skin test positive
795.51 Excludes
  • nonspecific reaction to cell mediated immunity measurement of gamma interferon antigen response without active tuberculosis (795.52)
Applies To
  • Abnormal result of Mantoux test
  • PPD positive
  • Tuberculin (skin test) positive
  • Tuberculin (skin test) reactor
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 795.51 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R76.11 Nonspecific reaction to tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 795.51:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • Mantoux test 795.51
  • Converter, tuberculosis (test reaction) 795.51
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • PPD 795.51
    • skin test, positive 795.79
      • tuberculin (without active tuberculosis) 795.51
    • tuberculin skin test (without active tuberculosis) 795.51
  • Positive
    • PPD 795.51
    • skin test 795.7
      • tuberculin (without active tuberculosis) 795.51
  • Reaction
    • nonspecific
      • to
        • cell mediated immunity measurement of gamma interferon antigen response without active tuberculosis 795.52
        • QuantiFERON-TB test (QFT) without active tuberculosis 795.52
        • tuberculin test (see also Reaction, tuberculin skin test) 795.51
    • tuberculin skin test, nonspecific (without active tuberculosis) 795.51
      • positive (without active tuberculosis) 795.51
  • Sensitivity, sensitization - see also Allergy
    • tuberculin, without clinical or radiological symptoms 795.51
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (congenital) (degeneration) (disease) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (gangrene) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) 011.9
    • converter (tuberculin skin test) (without disease) 795.51
    • latent 795.51
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