ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Non-viral and unspecified infections of the central nervous...
1D01 — Infectious meningitis not elsewhere classified
1D01.0 — Bacterial meningitis
1C1C.0 — Meningococcal meningitis

ICD-11 1C1C.0 — Meningococcal meningitis

A condition of the meninges, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Neisseria meningitidis. This condition is characterised by high fever, stiff neck, severe headache, vomiting, purpura, photophobia, and sometimes chills, altered mental status, or seizures. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the meninges after droplet transmission or direct contact. Confirmation is by identification of Neisseria meningitidis through a lumbar puncture, agglutination tests, or polymerase chain reaction.

It includes 1 item.

  • Meningitis due to Neisseria meningitidis

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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