2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code E905.6
Venomous marine animals and plants causing poisoning and toxic reactions
- Billable Code
- Not A Principal Dx
- Short description: Venom sea animals/plants.
- ICD-9-CM E905.6 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 E905.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- However, E905.6 describes the circumstance causing an injury, not the nature of the injury, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
- Puncture by sea urchin spine
- Sting of:
- jelly fish
- sea anemone
- sea cucumber
- other marine animal or plant
- No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM E905.6