ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain zoonotic viral diseases
1D61 — Arenavirus disease
1C8F — Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

ICD-11 1C8F — Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

A disease of the meninges, caused by an infection with lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus. This disease is characterised by fever, stiffness of the neck, malaise, lack of appetite, myalgia, headache, nausea, vomiting, or is asymptomatic. This disease may also present with cough, sore throat, arthralgia, testicular pain, or parotid pain. Transmission is by direct contact with body fluids from an infected rodent, through the bite of an infected rodent, or by droplet transmission. Confirmation is by identification of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in a blood or tissue sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 2 items.

  • Encephalitis due to Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (1D60-1D6Z)
  • meningoencephalitis due to Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (1D60-1D6Z)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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