Which communicable diseases must be reported?
Diseases reportable to the CDC include:
- Arboviral diseases (diseases caused by viruses spread by mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, etc.) such as West Nile virus, eastern and western equine encephalitis.
What STDs are reportable to the CDC?
STDs on the Nationally Notifiable Diseases Reporting List
- Chlamydia – confirmed cases.
- Chancroid – confirmed and probable cases.
- Gonorrhea – confirmed and probable cases.
- Hepatitis B – confirmed acute cases; both confirmed and probable chronic cases.
- Hepatitis C – acute, past and present cases.
How do I report a notifiable disease?
How to notify
- Download the Doctor/Hospital notification form or a disease-specific notification form (see under Notification Forms)
- Send in the completed form to the local PHU.
- Also notify the PHU by phone if the notifiable disease is followed by a phone icon – call 1300 066 055.
What does reportable case mean?
Definition of Reportable CasesThe brain, meninges, spinal cord, cauda equina, a cranial nerve or nerves, or any other part of the central nervous system.