079.99 VIRAL INFECTION NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 079.99

Short Description: Viral infection NOS

Long Description: Unspecified viral infection

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other diseases due to viruses and Chlamydiae (070-079)
      • 079 Viral infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
        • 079.99 Viral infection NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Synonyms

  • Acute retinal necrosis
  • Acute viral bronchiolitis
  • Acute viral disease
  • Acute viral laryngotracheitis
  • Acute viral otitis externa
  • Acute viral thyroiditis
  • Amantadine resistant virus present
  • Arthritis due to viral infection
  • Arthritis of hand due to viral infection
  • Arthritis of knee due to viral infection
  • Arthropathy associated with viral disease
  • Boid inclusion body disease
  • Cardiomyopathy due to viral infection
  • Constrictive pericarditis due to virus
  • Disease of possible viral origin
  • Encephalitis due to influenza-specific virus not identified
  • Influenza A virus subtype H1 present
  • Neonatal viral infection of skin
  • Nonspecific syndrome suggestive of viral illness
  • Oral mucosal viral disease
  • Postviral depression
  • Postviral excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Postviral infection debility
  • Viral acute pancreatitis
  • Viral bronchitis
  • Viral carditis
  • Viral dermatitis of eyelid
  • Viral disease
  • Viral disease in mother complicating childbirth
  • Viral ear infection
  • Viral esophagitis
  • Viral eye infection
  • Viral infection by site
  • Viral lower respiratory infection
  • Viral musculoskeletal infection
  • Viral myositis
  • Viral pleurisy
  • Viral respiratory infection
  • Viral retinitis
  • Viral ulcer of esophagus
  • Virus isolated but not further identified
  • Virus present
  • Zanamivir resistant virus present

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 079.99 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 716.9
    • due to or associated with
      • viral disease NEC 079.99 [711.5]
  • Encephalitis (bacterial) (chronic) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (nonepidemic) (spurious) (subacute) 323.9
    • postviral NEC 079.99 [323.62]
      • postexanthematous 057.9 [323.62]
        • specified NEC 057.8 [323.62]
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • virus, viral 079.99
      • adenovirus
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.0
      • central nervous system NEC 049.9
        • enterovirus 048
          • meningitis 047.9
            • specified type NEC 047.8
        • slow virus 046.9
          • specified condition NEC 046.8
      • chest 519.8
      • conjunctivitis 077.99
        • specified type NEC 077.89
      • coronavirus 079.89
        • SARS-associated 079.82
      • Coxsackie (see also Infection, Coxsackie) 079.2
      • Ebola 065.8
      • ECHO
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.1
      • encephalitis 049.9
        • arthropod-borne NEC 064
        • tick-borne 063.9
          • specified type NEC 063.8
      • enteritis NEC (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
      • exanthem NEC 057.9
      • Hantavirus 079.81
      • human papilloma 079.4
      • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • intestine (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.8
      • Lung - see Pneumonia, viral
      • respiratory syncytial (RSV) 079.6
      • Retrovirus 079.50
      • rhinovirus
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
        • unspecified nature or site 079.3
      • salivary gland disease 078.5
      • slow 046.9
        • specified condition NEC 046.8
      • specified type NEC 079.89
        • in diseases classified elsewhere - see category 079
      • unspecified nature or site 079.99
      • warts 078.10
        • specified NEC 078.19
      • yaba monkey tumor 059.22
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • viral 079.99
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • virus, viral 079.99
  • Virus, viral - see also condition
    • infection NEC (see also Infection, viral) 079.99
    • septicemia 079.99

Crosswalk Information

The code 079.99 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
079.99 Right Arrow B97.89 Oth viral agents as the cause of diseases classd elswhr
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
079.0 Adenovirus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
079.1 Echo virus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
079.2 Coxsackie virus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
079.3 Rhinovirus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
079.4 Human papillomavirus in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
079.50 Retrovirus, unspecified
079.51 Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, type I [HTLV-I]
079.52 Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, type II [HTLV-II]
079.53 Human immunodeficiency virus, type 2 [HIV-2]
079.59 Other specified retrovirus
079.6 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
079.81 Hantavirus infection
079.82 SARS-associated coronavirus
079.83 Parvovirus B19
079.88 Other specified chlamydial infection
079.89 Other specified viral infection
079.98 Unspecified chlamydial infection

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