1H0Z/I Infection, unspecified



Infection, unspecified, can be caused by a variety of pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. These pathogens can be spread through direct contact, contaminated food or water, insect bites, or contact with an infected animal.


Diagnosis of an unspecified infection is based on physical examination, medical history, laboratory tests, and imaging studies. Common laboratory tests used to diagnose infection include blood tests, urine tests, and cultures of body fluids.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis of infection, unspecified includes other infectious diseases such as influenza, pneumonia, meningitis, and tuberculosis. Non-infectious conditions such as allergic reactions, autoimmune diseases, and cancer may also be considered.


Treatment of infection, unspecified depends on the cause. Treatment may include antibiotics, antiviral medications, antifungal medications, and antiparasitic medications. Other treatments may include bed rest, fluids, and supportive care.


The prognosis for infection, unspecified depends on the cause and severity of the infection. In general, most infections can be successfully treated with prompt medical care.

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