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List of notifiable diseases
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List of notifiable diseases

Diseases which must, by law, be reported to governmental authorities by medical practitioners are called notifiable diseases or reportable diseases.

Table of contents
1 United States
2 United Kingdom
3 Australia

United States

Notifiable diseases in the United States used to vary according to individual state's laws. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CSTE also produced a list of nationally notifiable diseases which health officials should report to the CDC's National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS). A uniform criteria for disease reporting to the NNDSS was introduced in 1990.

Not notifiable, but recommended for surveillance:

Source: public domain resource CDC document "Case Definitions for Infectious Conditions Under Public Health Surveillance" ftp://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Publications/mmwr/rr/rr4610.pdf

United Kingdom

Source: Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 and Public Health (Infectious Diseases) Regulations 1988


Source: Australian National Notifiable Diseases at http://www.cda.gov.au/surveil/nndss/dislist.htm