ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C12 — Whooping cough

ICD-11 1C12 — Whooping cough

A disease of the upper respiratory tract, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Bordetella. This disease typically presents with paroxysmal cough, inspiratory whoop, and fainting or vomiting after coughing. Transmission is by inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Bordetella from nasopharyngeal samples or sputum, or detection of antibodies against Bordetella.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1C12 contains 4 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1C12.0 — Whooping cough due to Bordetella pertussis
  2. 1C12.1 — Whooping cough due to Bordetella parapertussis
  3. 1C12.Y — Other specified whooping cough
  4. 1C12.Z — Whooping cough, unspecified

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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