Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 791
Nonspecific findings on examination of urine
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 791 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 the presence of excessive protein in the urine. It is predominantly albumin, but also globulin
  • Abnormal presence of protein in urine
  • Presence of excess protein in the urine
  • The presence of excessive protein, chiefly albumin but also globulin, in the urine
  • The presence of proteins in the urine, an indicator of kidney diseases
791 Excludes
  • hematuria NOS (599.70-599.72)
  • specific findings indicating abnormality of:
    • amino-acid transport and metabolism (270.0-270.9)
    • carbohydrate transport and metabolism (271.0-271.9)
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