Diagnosis Code 059.01
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- B04 - Monkeypox
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 059.01 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
- monkeypox 059.01
- Monkeypox 059.01
Information for Patients
Monkeypox is a rare viral disease. It occurs mostly in central and western Africa. Wild rodents and squirrels carry it, but it is called monkeypox because scientists saw it first in lab monkeys. In 2003, it was reported in prairie dogs and humans in the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention