ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain staphylococcal or streptococcal diseases
1B50 — Scarlet fever

ICD-11 1B50 — Scarlet fever

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes. This disease is characterised by a sore throat, fever, and a red rash. Transmission is commonly by inhalation of infected respiratory secretions, direct skin contact, or indirect contact.

It includes 1 item.

  • Scarlatina NOS

It excludes 2 items.

  • streptococcal sore throat (1B51)
  • Staphylococcal scarlatina (EA50.3)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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