ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
Protozoal intestinal infections
1A36 — Amoebiasis
1A36.0 — Intestinal infections due to Entamoeba
1A36.00 — Acute amoebiasis

ICD-11 1A36.00 — Acute amoebiasis

A disease caused by an infection with the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. This disease is characterised by fever, abdominal pain, tenesmus, or diarrhoea containing blood. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route or ingestion of contaminated food or water. Confirmation is by identification of Entamoeba histolytica in a faecal or blood sample.

It includes 1 item.

  • amoebic dysentery

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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