ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Parasitic diseases
Diseases due to nematodes
1F6G — Trichuriasis

ICD-11 1F6G — Trichuriasis

A disease of the small intestine, caused by an infection with the parasitic worm Trichuris trichiura. This disease is commonly asymptomatic. This disease may also present with painful diarrhoea (containing a mixture of mucus, water, or blood). Transmission is by the faecal-oral route. Confirmation is by identification of Trichuris trichiura eggs in a faecal sample.

It includes 1 item.

  • Trichocephaliasis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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