Melioidosis

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term melioidosis to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Melioidosis - A24.9 Melioidosis, unspecified
    • acute - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • chronic - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
    • fulminating - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • pneumonia - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • pulmonary (chronic) - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
      • acute - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
      • subacute - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
    • sepsis - A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
    • specified NEC - A24.3 Other melioidosis
    • subacute - A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to melioidosis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Melioidosis: A disease of humans and animals that resembles GLANDERS. It is caused by BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI and may range from a dormant infection to a condition that causes multiple abscesses, pneumonia, and bacteremia.

Pneumonia: Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.

Sepsis: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.