ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1B — Nocardiosis

ICD-11 1C1B — Nocardiosis

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria Nocardia. This disease presents with symptoms depending on the site of infection (commonly lung, brain, or skin). Transmission is by inhalation of Nocardia from soil or water, or by direct cutaneous contact. Confirmation is by identification of Nocardia in samples from affected sites.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1C1B contains 4 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1C1B.0 — Pulmonary nocardiosis
  2. 1C1B.1 — Cutaneous nocardiosis
  3. 1C1B.Y — Other specified forms of nocardiosis
  4. 1C1B.Z — Nocardiosis, unspecified

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