Rabies

"Rabies" 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 "rabies"

  • Rabies - A82.9 Rabies, unspecified
    • contact - Z20.3 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to rabies
    • exposure to - Z20.3 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to rabies
    • inoculation reaction - See: Complications, vaccination;
    • sylvatic - A82.0 Sylvatic rabies
    • urban - A82.1 Urban rabies

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Rabies: Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.