ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1C — Meningococcal disease

ICD-11 1C1C — Meningococcal disease

This illness is severe and includes infections of the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and generalised bloodstream infections (bacteraemia or septicaemia).Meningococcus bacteria are spread through the exchange of respiratory and throat secretions like spit (e.g., by living in close quarters, kissing). Meningococcal disease can be treated with antibiotics, but quick medical attention is extremely important. Keeping up to date with recommended vaccines is the best defence against meningococcal disease.

It includes 1 item.

  • Meningococcal infection

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1C1C contains 5 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1C1C.0 — Meningococcal meningitis
  2. 1C1C.1 — Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
  3. 1C1C.2 — Meningococcaemia
    It contains 3 clarifying diagnoses.
  4. 1C1C.Y — Other specified meningococcal disease
  5. 1C1C.Z — Meningococcal disease, unspecified

The diagnosis is included in 1 another class.

  • Meningococcal encephalitis (1D00.0)

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