Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 288.6
Elevated white blood cell count
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 288.6 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by laboratory test results that indicate an increased number of white blood cells in the blood.
  • A laboratory test result indicating an increased number of white blood cells in the peripheral blood.
  • A transient increase in the number of leukocytes in a body fluid.
  • Transient increase in the number of leukocytes in a body fluid.
288.6 Excludes
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