ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
1B92 — Glanders

ICD-11 1B92 — Glanders

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Burkholderia mallei. This disease presents with symptoms depending on the route of infection. Transmission is by contact with tissues or body fluids from infected animals (typically horses), or inhalation of infected aerosol. Confirmation is by identification of Burkholderia mallei in blood, sputum, urine, or skin samples.

It includes 1 item.

  • Infection due to Pseudomonas mallei

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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