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
1A03.1 — Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection

ICD-11 1A03.1 — Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection

A condition of the gastrointestinal system, caused by an infection with the gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli. This condition is characterised by acute, watery diarrhoea due to toxins released from the bacteria. Transmission is by the faecal-oral route from ingestion of contaminated food, water, or fomites. Confirmation is by identification of the Escherichia coli in faecal sample.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

It has no clarifying diagnoses.

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