ICD-11 1C1B.0 — Pulmonary nocardiosis
A disease of the respiratory system, caused by an infection with the gram-positive bacteria Nocardia. This disease is characterised by chest pain, haemoptysis, fever, weight loss, and cough. Transmission is by inhalation of Nocardia from soil or water. Confirmation is by identification of Nocardia in sputum samples, or lung biopsy.
The diagnosis includes nothing.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.