A98.0: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever

You have been infected by the Crimean-Congo virus.

The Crimean-Congo virus occurs in Asia, Africa and South-East Europe. The virus can infect hoofed animals such as cattle, sheep and goats. You can catch it by coming into contact with the bodily fluids of infected animals or people. You can also get infected if you eat or drink raw meat or raw milk. The virus can also be transmitted if you are bitten by a tick.

This virus can cause a feverish illness. First of all you can have headaches, sore limbs and a sore throat. Spots or patches of blood can appear on the skin. You can have nose bleeds. You may also have bleeds in internal organs. The Crimean-Congo virus can cause you to become confused. You may be seriously ill.

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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