ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 988.8

Tox eff noxious food NEC

Diagnosis Code 988.8

ICD-9: 988.8
Short Description: Tox eff noxious food NEC
Long Description: Toxic effect of other specified noxious substances eaten as food
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 988.8

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (980-989)
      • 988 Toxic effect of noxious substances eaten as food

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Accidental poisoning from meat

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