ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 978.8

Pois-bact vaccin NEC/NOS

Diagnosis Code 978.8

ICD-9: 978.8
Short Description: Pois-bact vaccin NEC/NOS
Long Description: Poisoning by other and unspecified bacterial vaccines
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 978.8

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Poisoning by drugs, medicinals and biological substances (960-979)
      • 978 Poisoning by bacterial vaccines

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 978.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
      • due to
        • vaccine or vaccination (correct substance properly administered) 693.0
          • wrong substance given or taken
            • bacterial vaccine 978.8
              • specified - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals

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