ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V87.31

Contact/exposure mold

Diagnosis Code V87.31

ICD-9: V87.31
Short Description: Contact/exposure mold
Long Description: Contact with and (suspected) exposure to mold
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V87.31

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Other specified personal exposures and history presenting hazards to health (V87)
      • V87 Other specified personal exposures and history presenting hazards to health

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z77.120 - Contact with and (suspected) exposure to mold (toxic)

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V87.31 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Exposure (suspected) 994.9
      • to
        • mold V87.31

Information for Patients


Also called: Fungi

Molds are fungi that can be found both outdoors and indoors. They grow best in warm, damp and humid conditions. If you have damp or wet spots in your house, you will probably get mold.

Molds can cause health problems. Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions or asthma attacks in sensitive people. Molds can cause fungal infections. In addition, mold exposure may irritate your eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Aflatoxin
  • Allergies, asthma, and molds
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

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