ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E875.9

Contamination NOS

Diagnosis Code E875.9

ICD-9: E875.9
Short Description: Contamination NOS
Long Description: Misadventure to patient from unspecified contamination
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E875.9

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care (E870-E876)
      • E875 Contaminated or infected blood, other fluid, drug, or biological substance

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