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.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.