ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain staphylococcal or streptococcal diseases
1B53 — Meningitis due to Streptococcus

ICD-11 1B53 — Meningitis due to Streptococcus

A disease of the meninges, caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria genus Streptococcus. This disease commonly presents with nausea, vomiting, photophobia, and confusion. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the meninges after inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Streptococcus in the cerebrospinal fluid.

It includes 1 item.

  • Streptococcal meningitis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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