ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
Bacterial intestinal infections
1A03 — Intestinal infections due to Escherichia coli
1A03.0 — Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infection

ICD-11 1A03.0 — Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli infection

An infection of the gastrointestinal system, caused by the gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli. It is characterised by acute, profuse, watery diarrhoea. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route from contaminated food, water, or fomites. Confirmation is by identification of the Escherichia coli in a faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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