ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Other bacterial diseases
1C42 — Melioidosis

ICD-11 1C42 — Melioidosis

A disease caused by the saprophytic environmental gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei which is found in soil or water in humid tropical regions of the world, especially South-East Asia and northern Australia. It has protean manifestations ranging from fulminant septicaemia with fatal outcome to chronic low grade infection.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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