ICD-9 code V73.0 for Screening examination for poliomyelitis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS WITHOUT REPORTED DIAGNOSIS ENCOUNTERED DURING EXAMINATION AND INVESTIGATION.
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