A44.8: Other forms of bartonellosis

You have been infected with specific pathogens. As a result, you have a disease that is also called bartonellosis.

There are various kinds of pathogens. You have become infected with certain bacteria. These bacteria belong to the bartonella group.

Bartonella bacteria can cause various symptoms. The symptoms depend on the type of bartonella bacteria you have been infected with. For example, the thin membrane inside the heart may become inflamed or the lymph nodes may be severely swollen. The lymph nodes are small bean-shaped objects. They are found throughout the body. Lymph nodes filter the tissue fluid. They are part of the defense system. You may feel very weak or have a fever during the illness. Certain bartonella bacteria cause severe illnesses.

Additional indicator

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

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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