ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Viral hepatitis
1E50 — Acute viral hepatitis
1E50.0 — Acute hepatitis A

ICD-11 1E50.0 — Acute hepatitis A

Acute liver injury and inflammation caused by recent and short-term (less than 6 months) infection with hepatitis A virus (HAV). Transmission is by the faecal-oral route. Diagnosis is confirmed by presence of IgM-anti-HAV in serum. Clinical features, if they occur, are characterised by anorexia, nausea and fever, with jaundice in severer cases.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

It excludes 2 items.

  • Infectious liver disease (DB90)
  • Acute or subacute hepatic failure (DB91)

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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