ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B34.9

Viral infection, unspecified

Diagnosis Code B34.9

ICD-10: B34.9
Short Description: Viral infection, unspecified
Long Description: Viral infection, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B34.9

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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 B34.9 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
  • Acute infectious tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • Acute infective otitis externa
  • Acute interstitial nephritis
  • Acute upper urinary tract infection
  • Acute viral disease
  • Acute viral otitis externa
  • Acute viral tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • Alanine aminotransferase
  • Amantadine resistant virus present
  • Arthritis caused by viral infection
  • Arthritis caused by viral infection
  • Arthritis of hand caused by viral infection
  • Arthritis of knee caused by viral infection
  • Arthropathy associated with viral disease
  • Asymptomatic viremia
  • Chronic infective otitis externa
  • Chronic viral otitis externa
  • Disease of possible viral origin
  • Gingival disease caused by virus
  • Illness
  • Inconclusive evaluation finding
  • Infection caused by antimicrobial resistant virus
  • Infective arthritis of joint of hand
  • Infective corneal ulcer
  • Infective esophagitis
  • Influenza-like illness
  • Neonatal dacryocystitis or conjunctivitis caused by virus
  • Neonatal skin infection
  • Neonatal viral infection of skin
  • Nonspecific syndrome suggestive of viral illness
  • Normal alanine aminotransferase with persistent viremia by polymerase chain reaction
  • Oseltamivir resistant virus present
  • Specific viral infections
  • Viral cardiovascular infection
  • Viral corneal ulcer
  • Viral disease
  • Viral disease in mother complicating childbirth
  • Viral disease in mother complicating pregnancy, childbirth AND/OR puerperium
  • Viral ear infection
  • Viral esophagitis
  • Viral eye infection
  • Viral headache
  • Viral infection by site
  • Viral lower respiratory infection
  • Viral musculoskeletal infection
  • Viral musculoskeletal infection
  • Viral musculoskeletal infection
  • Viral myalgia
  • Viral myositis
  • Viral pharyngitis
  • Viral pleurisy
  • Viral sinusitis
  • Viremia
  • Virus inconclusive
  • Virus present
  • Virus-associated atypical lymphoproliferative disorder
  • Zanamivir resistant virus present

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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)
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  • Herpangina (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Molluscum contagiosum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Parainfluenza (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Roseola (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Zika virus disease (Medical Encyclopedia)


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