RSV ICD 9 Code

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2393

Billable Medical Code for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 079.6

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 079.6.

The Short Description Is: Resprtry syncytial virus.

Known As

RSV is also known as acute bronchiolitis due to respiratory syncytial virus, acute bronchitis due to RSV, acute respiratory syncytial virus bronchitis, healthcare associated respiratory syncytial virus disease, pneumonia due to respiratory syncytial virus, respiratory syncytial virus A present, respiratory syncytial virus B present, respiratory syncytial virus bronchitis, respiratory syncytial virus infection, respiratory syncytial virus laryngotracheobronchitis, respiratory syncytial virus pharyngitis, and respiratory syncytial virus untyped strain present.

RSV Definition and Symptoms

RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a virus that causes infection of the lungs and respiratory system. It is a very common condition. Symptoms include runny nose, fever, dry cough, and mild headache.