ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
1B90 — Rat-bite fevers
1B90.0 — Spirillosis

ICD-11 1B90.0 — Spirillosis

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Spirillum minus. This disease is initially characterised by local inflammation, followed by fever, lymphadenitis, and headache. Transmission is commonly by direct contact through the bite or scratch of an infected rat. Confirmation is by identification of Spirillum in blood or tissue samples.

It includes 1 item.

  • Sodoku

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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