ICD-11 1C11.1 — Trench fever
A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Bartonella quintana. This disease is characterised by fever, headache, rash, bone pain, or may be asymptomatic. Transmission is through the bite of infected body lice. Confirmation is by identification of Bartonella quintana in a blood sample. Bartonella quintana was formerly known as Rickettsia quintana.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.
- Rickettsioses #486