ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Nonintestinal protozoal diseases
1F51 — African trypanosomiasis
1F51.0 — Gambiense trypanosomiasis

ICD-11 1F51.0 — Gambiense trypanosomiasis

A disease caused by an infection with the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. This disease is characterised by fever, headache, muscle and joint aches, or malaise. This disease may also present with lymphadenopathy, weight loss, or neurological deficits. Transmission is through the bite of an infected tsetse fly. Confirmation is by identification of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in a biopsy of the lymph node.

It includes 2 items.

  • West African sleeping sickness
  • Infection due to Trypanosoma brucei gambiense

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1F51.0 contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1F51.00 — Meningitis in Gambiense trypanosomiasis
  2. 1F51.0Y — Other specified gambiense trypanosomiasis
  3. 1F51.0Z — Gambiense trypanosomiasis, unspecified

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