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

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 2015 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

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 079.0 Adenovirus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
2 079.1 Echo virus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
3 079.2 Coxsackie virus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
4 079.3 Rhinovirus infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
5 079.4 Human papillomavirus in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site
6 079.50 Retrovirus, unspecified
7 079.51 Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, type I [HTLV-I]
8 079.52 Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, type II [HTLV-II]
9 079.53 Human immunodeficiency virus, type 2 [HIV-2]
10 079.59 Other specified retrovirus
11 079.6 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
12 079.81 Hantavirus infection
13 079.82 SARS-associated coronavirus
14 079.83 Parvovirus B19
15 079.88 Other specified chlamydial infection
16 079.89 Other specified viral infection
17 079.98 Unspecified chlamydial infection

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