A08.1: Acute gastroenteropathy due to Norovirus
Your stomach or your intestines have been attacked by pathogens, causing inflammation.
Gastroenteritis can cause various symptoms. You often feel nauseated and have abdominal pain. You may vomit and have diarrhea. You can feel very feeble. Sometimes you may also catch a fever.
Gastroenteritis is caused by certain viruses. These viruses are called noroviruses. Noroviruses are highly infectious.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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