ICD 10 Codes >> Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99) A00-B99 >>Tuberculosis (A15-A19) A15-A19


Respiratory tuberculosis

A disease of the respiratory tract, caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which has been confirmed by laboratory testing. This disease is characterized by chronic cough, and sputum production that may be haemorrhagic. Transmission is commonly by inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical samples.

  • A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
    • A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
    • A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
    • A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
    • A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
    • A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
    • A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
    • A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

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