Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 961.4
Poisoning by antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Poisoning-antimalarials.
  • ICD-9-CM 961.4 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 961.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Accidental chloroquine overdose
  • Accidental chloroquine poisoning
  • Accidental cycloguanil poisoning
  • Accidental mefloquine overdose
  • Accidental mefloquine poisoning
  • Accidental primaquine overdose
  • Accidental primaquine poisoning
  • Accidental proguanil overdose
  • Accidental proguanil poisoning
  • Accidental pyrimethamine overdose
  • Accidental pyrimethamine poisoning
  • Accidental quinine overdose
  • Accidental quinine poisoning
  • Antimalarial drug overdose
  • Chloroquine overdose
  • Chloroquine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Chloroquine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Cycloguanil poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Intentional chloroquine overdose
  • Intentional chloroquine poisoning
  • Intentional cycloguanil poisoning
  • Intentional mefloquine overdose
  • Intentional mefloquine poisoning
  • Intentional primaquine overdose
  • Intentional primaquine poisoning
  • Intentional proguanil overdose
  • Intentional proguanil poisoning
  • Intentional pyrimethamine overdose
  • Intentional pyrimethamine poisoning
  • Intentional quinine overdose
  • Intentional quinine poisoning
  • Mefloquine overdose
  • Mefloquine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Mefloquine poisoning
  • Mefloquine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Poisoning by antimalarial drug
  • Poisoning by chloroquine
  • Poisoning by cycloguanil
  • Poisoning by primaquine
  • Poisoning by proguanil
  • Poisoning by pyrimethamine
  • Poisoning by quinine
  • Primaquine overdose
  • Primaquine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Primaquine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Proguanil overdose
  • Proguanil overdose of undetermined intent
  • Proguanil poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Pyrimethamine overdose
  • Pyrimethamine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Pyrimethamine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Quinine overdose
  • Quinine overdose of undetermined intent
  • Quinine poisoning of undetermined intent
Applies To
  • Chloroquine
  • Cycloguanil
  • Primaquine
  • Proguanil [chloroguanide]
  • Pyrimethamine
  • Quinine
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 961.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T37.2X1A Poisoning by antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T37.2X2A Poisoning by antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa, intentional self-harm, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T37.2X3A Poisoning by antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa, assault, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T37.2X4A Poisoning by antimalarials and drugs acting on other blood protozoa, undetermined, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 961.4:
  • Cinchonism
    • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 961.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Tommaselli's
      • correct substance properly administered 599.70
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 961.4
  • Tommaselli's disease
    • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 961.4
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