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Typhus

Definition: Any of a group of acute infectious diseases characterized by fever, chills, headache, malaise and rash. Usually transmitted from infected rats by lice, fleas, ticks and mites

Body System: General

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: typhus

CodeDescription
A75.0 Epidemic louse-borne typhus fever due to Rickettsia prowazekii
A75.1 Recrudescent typhus [Brill's disease]
A75.2 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia typhi
A75.3 Typhus fever due to Rickettsia tsutsugamushi
A75.9 Typhus fever, unspecified


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