ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V04.3

Vaccin for rubella

Diagnosis Code V04.3

ICD-9: V04.3
Short Description: Vaccin for rubella
Long Description: Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against rubella alone
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V04.3

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to communicable diseases (V01-V09)
      • V04 Need for prophylactic vaccination and inoculation against certain viral diseases

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V04.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Admission (encounter)
      • for
        • vaccination, prophylactic (against)
          • rubella alone V04.3
            • with measles and mumps (MMR) V06.4
    • Glucoglycinuria 270.7
    • Rubella (German measles) 056.9
      • vaccination, prophylactic (against) V04.3
    • Vaccination
      • prophylactic (against) V05.9
        • rubella (alone) V04.3
          • with measles and mumps (MMR) V06.4

Information for Patients


Also called: German measles, Three day measles

Rubella is an infection caused by a virus. It is usually mild with fever and a rash. About half of the people who get rubella do not have symptoms. If you do get them, symptoms may include

  • A rash that starts on the face and spreads to the body
  • Mild fever
  • Aching joints, especially in young women
  • Swollen glands

Rubella is most dangerous for a pregnant woman's baby. It can cause miscarriage or birth defects.

Rubella spreads when an infected person coughs or sneezes. People without symptoms can still spread it. There is no treatment, but the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent it.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Congenital rubella
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • MMRV (measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella) vaccine -- what you need to know
  • Rubella

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