ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Certain zoonotic viral diseases
1D65 — Severe acute respiratory syndrome

ICD-11 1D65 — Severe acute respiratory syndrome

A disease of the respiratory system, caused by an infection with coronavirus. This disease is characterised by fever, headache, cough, myalgia, tachycardia, or diarrhoea. This disease may also lead to pneumonia. Transmission is by direct contact, inhalation of infected respiratory secretions, or airborne transmission. Confirmation is by identification of coronavirus in a blood, stool, respiratory secretions, or body tissue sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 2 items.

  • COVID-19, virus identified (RA01.0)
  • COVID-19, virus not identified (RA01.1)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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