ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C30 — Typhus fever
1C30.1 — Recrudescent typhus

ICD-11 1C30.1 — Recrudescent typhus

This is a form of typhus so named because the disease often causes epidemics following wars and natural disasters. The causative organism is Rickettsia prowazekii, transmitted by the human body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis).

It includes 1 item.

  • Brill-Zinsser disease

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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