ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 079.89

Oth specf viral infectn

Diagnosis Code 079.89

ICD-9: 079.89
Short Description: Oth specf viral infectn
Long Description: Other specified viral infection
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 079.89

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other diseases due to viruses and Chlamydiae (070-079)
      • 079 Viral infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acute genitourinary chlamydia infection
  • Acute parainfluenza virus bronchitis
  • Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, wild virus, imported
  • Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, wild virus, indigenous
  • Aleutian disease
  • Avian leukosis
  • Barmah Forest disease
  • Cache Valley virus infection
  • California serogroup virus neuroinvasive disease
  • California serogroup virus non-neuroinvasive disease
  • Cercopithecus herpesvirus 1 disease
  • Chagres virus disease
  • Chandipura virus disease
  • Coronavirus infection
  • Derriengue
  • Disease due to Aphthovirus
  • Disease due to BK polyomavirus
  • Disease due to Calicivirus
  • Disease due to California serogroup virus
  • Disease due to Capripoxviridae
  • Disease due to Circoviridae
  • Disease due to Enterovirus
  • Disease due to Gammaherpesvirinae
  • Disease due to Hantanvirus
  • Disease due to JC polyomavirus
  • Disease due to Leporipoxviridae
  • Disease due to Orthomyxoviridae
  • Disease due to Orthopoxvirus
  • Disease due to Orthoreovirus
  • Disease due to Paramyxoviridae
  • Disease due to Paramyxovirinae
  • Disease due to Parapoxvirus
  • Disease due to Picornaviridae
  • Disease due to Pneumovirus
  • Disease due to Polyomavirus
  • Disease due to Poxviridae
  • Disease due to Reoviridae
  • Disease due to Rhabdoviridae
  • Disease due to Rubulavirus
  • Disease due to Suipoxviridae
  • Disease due to unassigned Poxviridae
  • Encephalitis due to influenza
  • Encephalitis due to influenza-virus identified
  • Enterovirus heart infection
  • Equine rhinitis A viral infection
  • Erbovirus infection
  • Herpesvirus T infection
  • Human metapneumovirus present
  • Human monkeypox
  • Human parainfluenza virus present
  • Infection due to Human parainfluenza virus 1
  • Infection due to Human parainfluenza virus 2
  • Infection due to Human parainfluenza virus 3
  • Infection due to Human parainfluenza virus 4
  • Infection due to Nipah virus
  • Inflammation of bronchiole due to Human metapneumovirus
  • Neonatal chlamydial pneumonia
  • Panleukopenia
  • Parainfluenza virus bronchopneumonia
  • Parainfluenza virus laryngitis
  • Parainfluenza virus laryngotracheitis
  • Parainfluenza virus laryngotracheobronchitis
  • Parainfluenza virus pneumonia
  • Parainfluenza virus rhinopharyngitis
  • Pox virus infection of skin
  • Sendai virus infection
  • Specific viral infections
  • Stomatitis due to bovine papular stomatitis virus
  • Vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus disease
  • Vesicular stomatitis New Jersey virus disease
  • Viral cardiovascular infection

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Viral Infections

Viruses are capsules with genetic material inside. They are very tiny, much smaller than bacteria. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts. They also cause severe illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, smallpox and hemorrhagic fevers.

Viruses are like hijackers. They invade living, normal cells and use those cells to multiply and produce other viruses like themselves. This eventually kills the cells, which can make you sick.

Viral infections are hard to treat because viruses live inside your body's cells. They are "protected" from medicines, which usually move through your bloodstream. Antibiotics do not work for viral infections. There are a few antiviral medicines available. Vaccines can help prevent you from getting many viral diseases.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Chikungunya virus
  • ECHO virus
  • Enterovirus D68
  • Hand-foot-mouth disease
  • Herpangina
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Parainfluenza
  • Roseola

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