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ICD-10-CM Code T60.0
Toxic effect of organophosphate and carbamate insecticides

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code T60.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the one child codes of T60.0 that describes the diagnosis 'toxic effect of organophosphate and carbamate insecticides' in more detail.

The ICD code T600 is used to code Organophosphate poisoning

Organophosphate poisoning results from exposure to organophosphates (OPs), which cause the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE), leading to the accumulation of acetylcholine (ACh) in the body. Organophosphate poisoning most commonly results from exposure to insecticides or nerve agents. OPs are one of the most common causes of poisoning worldwide, and are frequently intentionally used in suicides in agrarian areas. There are around 1 million OP poisonings per year with several hundred thousand resulting in fatalities annually.

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
ICD 9 Code: 989.3

Phosphoric acid

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Fenthion poisoning (disorder)

Parent Code: T60 - Toxic effect of pesticides

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