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

ICD-11 1B90.1 — Streptobacillosis

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Streptobacillus moniliformis. This disease is characterised by systemic illness with fever, chills, rash, and polyarthralgias. Transmission is commonly by direct contact through the bite or scratch of an infected rat. Confirmation is by identification of Streptobacillus in blood or joint samples.

It includes 3 items.

  • Epidemic arthritic erythema
  • Haverhill fever
  • Streptobacillary rat-bite fever

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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