ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C1J — Relapsing fever
1C1J.0 — Tick-borne relapsing fever

ICD-11 1C1J.0 — Tick-borne relapsing fever

A disease caused by an infection with the bacteria Borrelia. This disease is characterised by repeated episodes of fever, with the febrile episode lasting for approximately 3 days, followed by the afebrile state of approximately 7 days. Transmission is through the bite of an infected soft tick (from the genus Ornithodoros). Confirmation is by identification of spirochete bacteria from a blood smear, bone marrow, or cerebrospinal fluid.

It includes 1 item.

  • Relapsing fever due to any Borrelia species other than Borrelia recurrentis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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