ICD-11 1A05 — Intestinal infections due to Yersinia enterocolitica
A disease of the intestinal tract, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Yersinia enterocolitica. This disease commonly presents with a fever, diarrhoea, or abdominal pain. This disease may also lead to a systemic infection. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route from the ingestion of contaminated food or water, or direct contact with infected individuals or animal. Confirmation is by identification of Yersinia enterocolitica in a faecal sample.
The diagnosis includes nothing.
- Extraintestinal yersiniosis (1B9A)
It has no clarifying diagnoses.
- Postinfectious arthropathy in enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica (1A05)