Viral and chlamydial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site (079)
ICD-9 code 079 for Viral and chlamydial infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -OTHER DISEASES DUE TO VIRUSES AND CHLAMYDIAE (070-079).
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