Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term spirillum 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".

  • Spirillum
    • minus - A25.0 Spirillosis
    • obermeieri infection - A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever

Clinical Terms

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

Spirillum: A genus of gram-negative, curved and spiral-shaped bacteria found in stagnant, freshwater environments. These organisms are motile by bipolar tufts of flagella having a long wavelength and about one helical turn. Some species of Spirillum cause a form of RAT-BITE FEVER.