Leptospirosis A27- >

Clinical Information
  • A contagious bacterial infection caused by spirochetes of the genus leptospira. Humans are infected by contact with water and soil which have been contaminated with animal waste products. The signs and symptoms include an initial flu-like phase, followed by a second phase in which patients may develop meningitis, liver failure and renal failure.
  • Infections with bacteria of the genus leptospira.
Codes
  • A27 Leptospirosis
    • A27.0 Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagica
    • A27.8 Other forms of leptospirosis
      • A27.81 Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis
      • A27.89 Other forms of leptospirosis
    • A27.9 Leptospirosis, unspecified