Poisoning by other vaccines and biological substances (979)
ICD-9 code 979 for Poisoning by other vaccines and biological substances is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -POISONING BY DRUGS, MEDICINAL AND BIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCES (960-979).
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