A82: Rabies


In outpatient care, the ICD code on medical documents is always appended with a diagnostic confidence indicator (A, G, V or Z): A (excluded diagnosis), G (confirmed diagnosis), V (tentative diagnosis) and Z (condition after a confirmed diagnosis).


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Rabies is a zoonotic disease, i.e. a disease transmitted from animals to humans. It is usually caused by lyssaviruses, a family of viruses that includes the classic rabies virus.