ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1C — Meningococcal disease
1C1C.2 — Meningococcaemia
1C1C.20 — Acute meningococcaemia

ICD-11 1C1C.20 — Acute 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, chills, myalgia, nausea, or petechial rash, with progression to shock and disseminated intravascular coagulation. 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.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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