ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
1B9A — Extraintestinal yersiniosis

ICD-11 1B9A — Extraintestinal yersiniosis

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Yersinia enterocolitica, excluding infections in the intestinal tract. This disease presents with symptoms depending on the site of infection, and may lead to a systemic infection. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route from the ingestion of contaminated food or water, or direct contact with infected animals or humans. Confirmation is by identification of Yersinia enterocolitica from affected tissues.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 2 items.

  • Enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica (1A05)
  • Plague (1B93)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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