"Ehrlichiosis" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries
- Ehrlichiosis - A77.40 Ehrlichiosis, unspecified
Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions
Ehrlichiosis: A tick-borne disease characterized by FEVER; HEADACHE; myalgias; ANOREXIA; and occasionally RASH. It is caused by several bacterial species and can produce disease in DOGS; CATTLE; SHEEP; GOATS; HORSES; and humans. The primary species causing human disease are EHRLICHIA CHAFFEENSIS; ANAPLASMA PHAGOCYTOPHILUM; and Ehrlichia ewingii.