A75.2: Typhus fever due to Rickettsia typhi

You have spotted fever.

Spotted fever is caused by bacteria. The bacteria are spread by fleas. Infected fleas can come from rats or mice.

Spotted fever can be accompanied by a high fever. You can also have headaches and muscle pain. Pink spots can occur on the skin. Later the spots can darken and turn into tangible pustules.

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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