2020 ICD-10-CM Codes for Spotted fever [tick-borne rickettsioses] (A77)

Clinical Terms for Spotted fever [tick-borne rickettsioses] (A77)

Rickettsiaceae Infections-. 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.

Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis-. A group of arthropod-borne diseases caused by spotted fever bio-group members of RICKETTSIA. They are characterized by fever, headache, and petechial (spotted) rash.