ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
Bacterial intestinal infections
1A02 — Intestinal infections due to Shigella

ICD-11 1A02 — Intestinal infections due to Shigella

A disease caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria genus Shigella. This disease is characterised by an acute onset of small volume diarrhoea, accompanied by fever and nausea. This disease may also present with toxaemia, vomiting, cramps, and tenesmus. Transmission is by ingestion of contaminated food, or direct contact. Confirmation is by identification of Shigella in a faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is included in 1 another class.

  • Sepsis due to shigella with septic shock (1C41)

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