ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
Bacterial foodborne intoxications
1A11 — Botulism

ICD-11 1A11 — Botulism

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria Clostridium botulinum. This disease commonly presents with abdominal pain, vomiting, acute paralysis, blurred vision, diplopia, and may be fatal. Transmission is by ingestion of contaminated food, direct contact, or from accidental overdose. Confirmation is by identification of Clostridium botulinum in a faecal or food sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1A11 contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1A11.0 — Foodborne intoxication by botulinum toxin
  2. 1A11.1 — Other forms of botulism
  3. 1A11.Z — Botulism, unspecified

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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