Bacillus

"Bacillus" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "bacillus"

  • Bacillus - See Also: Infection, bacillus;
    • abortus infection - A23.1 Brucellosis due to Brucella abortus
    • anthracis infection - A22.9 Anthrax, unspecified
    • coli infection - See Also: Escherichia coli; - B96.20 Unspecified Escherichia coli [E. coli] as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere
    • Flexner's - A03.1 Shigellosis due to Shigella flexneri
    • mallei infection - A24.0 Glanders
    • Shiga's - A03.0 Shigellosis due to Shigella dysenteriae
    • suipestifer infection - See: Infection, salmonella;

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Bacillus: A genus of BACILLACEAE that are spore-forming, rod-shaped cells. Most species are saprophytic soil forms with only a few species being pathogenic.