ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B34.8

Other viral infections of unspecified site

Diagnosis Code B34.8

ICD-10: B34.8
Short Description: Other viral infections of unspecified site
Long Description: Other viral infections of unspecified site
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B34.8

Valid for Submission
The code B34.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other viral diseases (B25-B34)
      • Viral infection of unspecified site (B34)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B34.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 865 - VIRAL ILLNESS WITH MCC
  • 866 - VIRAL ILLNESS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Disease caused by BK polyomavirus
  • Disease caused by JC polyomavirus
  • Disease caused by Polyomaviridae
  • Disease caused by Polyomaviridae
  • Disease caused by Polyomavirus
  • Disease caused by Polyomavirus
  • Disease caused by Respirovirus
  • Disease caused by Respirovirus
  • Disease caused by Respirovirus
  • Disease caused by Rhinovirus
  • Erbovirus infection
  • Hakuri
  • Healthcare associated parainfluenza virus disease
  • Human Bocavirus present
  • Human metapneumovirus present
  • Human parainfluenza virus present
  • Human parechovirus 1 or human parechovirus 2
  • Human rhinovirus present
  • Infection caused by Human parainfluenza virus 1
  • Infection caused by Human parainfluenza virus 2
  • Infection caused by Human parainfluenza virus 3
  • Infection caused by Human parainfluenza virus 4
  • Parainfluenza
  • Respiratory syncytial virus A present
  • Respiratory syncytial virus B present
  • Respiratory syncytial virus untyped strain present
  • Sendai virus infection

Information for Patients


Viral Infections

Viruses are very tiny germs. They are made of genetic material inside of a protein coating. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts. They also cause severe illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, smallpox, and Ebola.

Viruses are like hijackers. They invade living, normal cells and use those cells to multiply and produce other viruses like themselves. This can kill, damage, or change the cells and make you sick. Different viruses attack certain cells in your body such as your liver, respiratory system, or blood.

When you get a virus, you may not always get sick from it. Your immune system may be able to fight it off.

For most viral infections, treatments can only help with symptoms while you wait for your immune system to fight off the virus. Antibiotics do not work for viral infections. There are antiviral medicines to treat some viral infections. Vaccines can help prevent you from getting many viral diseases.

  • ECHO virus (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Enterovirus D68 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hand-foot-mouth disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Herpangina (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Molluscum contagiosum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Parainfluenza (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Roseola (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Zika virus disease (Medical Encyclopedia)


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