ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
Bacterial intestinal infections
1A03 — Intestinal infections due to Escherichia coli
1A03.2 — Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection

ICD-11 1A03.2 — Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli infection

A condition of the gastrointestinal system, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli. This condition is characterised by acute and profuse diarrhoea (that may be haemorrhagic), fever, and abdominal cramps. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route from ingestion of contaminated food or water. Confirmation is by identification of the Escherichia coli in a faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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