ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 979.6

Pois-viral/rick vacc NEC

Diagnosis Code 979.6

ICD-9: 979.6
Short Description: Pois-viral/rick vacc NEC
Long Description: Poisoning by other and unspecified viral and rickettsial vaccines
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 979.6

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental influenza vaccine poisoning
  • Accidental mumps vaccine poisoning
  • Haemophilus influenzae Type B vaccine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Hepatitis B vaccine poisoning
  • Influenza vaccine poisoning
  • Influenza vaccine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Intentional influenza vaccine poisoning
  • Intentional mumps vaccine poisoning
  • Measles/mumps/rubella vaccine poisoning
  • Mumps vaccine poisoning of undetermined intent
  • Poisoning by mumps vaccine
  • Poisoning by viral AND/OR rickettsial vaccine

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