ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V05.3

Need prphyl vc vrl hepat

Diagnosis Code V05.3

ICD-9: V05.3
Short Description: Need prphyl vc vrl hepat
Long Description: Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against viral hepatitis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V05.3

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to communicable diseases (V01-V09)
      • V05 Need for other prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against single diseases

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Anti-hepatitis B immunoglobulin given
  • Hepatitis A gamma globulin given
  • Hepatitis A non-immune
  • Hepatitis C non-immune
  • Requires a hepatitis A vaccination
  • Requires course of hepatitis B vaccination

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V05.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Admission (encounter)
      • for
        • vaccination, prophylactic (against)
          • hepatitis, viral V05.3
          • viral hepatitis V05.3
    • Glucoglycinuria 270.7
    • Hepatitis 573.3
      • viral (acute) (anicteric) (cholangiolitic) (cholestatic) (chronic) (subacute) 070.9
        • vaccination and inoculation (prophylactic) V05.3
    • Vaccination
      • prophylactic (against) V05.9
        • hepatitis, viral V05.3
        • viral
          • hepatitis V05.3

Information for Patients


Also called: Viral hepatitis

Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver.

Viruses cause most cases of hepatitis. The type of hepatitis is named for the virus that causes it; for example, hepatitis A, hepatitis B or hepatitis C. Drug or alcohol use can also cause hepatitis. In other cases, your body mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the liver.

Some people who have hepatitis have no symptoms. Others may have

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dark-colored urine and pale bowel movements
  • Stomach pain
  • Jaundice, yellowing of skin and eyes

Some forms of hepatitis are mild, and others can be serious. Some can lead to scarring, called cirrhosis, or to liver cancer.

Sometimes hepatitis goes away by itself. If it does not, it can be treated with drugs. Sometimes hepatitis lasts a lifetime. Vaccines can help prevent some viral forms.

  • Anti-smooth muscle antibody
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Bloodborne pathogens
  • Delta agent (Hepatitis D)
  • Drug-induced hepatitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Viral Hepatitis: A through E and Beyond - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

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