ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1C — Meningococcal disease
1C1C.2 — Meningococcaemia

ICD-11 1C1C.2 — Meningococcaemia

A condition caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Neisseria meningitidis that leads to a severe systemic inflammatory response. This condition is characterised by fever, rash, and myalgia. Transmission is by direct contact or droplet transmission. Confirmation is by identification of Neisseria meningitidis in blood samples.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1C1C.2 contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1C1C.20 — Acute meningococcaemia
  2. 1C1C.2Y — Other specified meningococcaemia
  3. 1C1C.2Z — Meningococcaemia, unspecified

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