2022 ICD-10-CM Codes for Anthrax (A22)

Clinical Terms for Anthrax (A22)

Anthrax-. An acute infection caused by the spore-forming bacteria BACILLUS ANTHRACIS. It commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats. Infection in humans often involves the skin (cutaneous anthrax), the lungs (inhalation anthrax), or the gastrointestinal tract. Anthrax is not contagious and can be treated with antibiotics.

Instructional Notations

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  • infection due to Bacillus anthracis