ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
Bacterial intestinal infections
1A08 — Paratyphoid fever

ICD-11 1A08 — Paratyphoid fever

A condition caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Salmonella paratyphi. This condition is characterised by an acute sustained fever. The individual may feel weak, have stomach pains, headache, loss of appetite, or a rash of flat, rose-coloured spots. Transmission is by ingestion of contaminated food or water. Confirmation is by identification of Salmonella paratyphi in a faecal or blood sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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