Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 999.8
Other and unspecified transfusion reaction not elsewhere classified
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 999.8 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Severity of complications with blood transfusion reaction
999.8 Excludes
  • ABO incompatibility reactions (999.60-999.69)
  • febrile nonhemolytic transfusion reaction (FNHTR) (780.66)
  • hemochromatosis due to repeated red blood cell transfusions (275.02)
  • non-ABO incompatibility reactions (999.70-999.79)
  • postoperative shock (998.00-998.09)
  • posttransfusion purpura (287.41)
  • Rh incompatibility reactions (999.70-999.74)
  • transfusion associated circulatory overload (TACO) (276.61)
  • transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI) (518.7)
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