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Centre for Communicable Disease and Infection Control
Centre for Food-borne, Enteric and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centre for Immunization and Respiratory Infections
National Microbiology Laboratory Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

This document was published in 2009.
It will be updated on a case by case basis.
For each case definition, date of last update will be indicated at
the end of the case definition.


November 2009 · Volume 35S2

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Supplement - Case Definitions for Communicable Diseases under National Surveillance (PDF Document - 704 Kb - 128 pages)

Table of Contents

  1. List of Abbreviations
  2. Acknowledgements
  3. Introduction
  4. Enteric, Food and Waterborne Diseases
  5. Diseases Transmitted by Respiratory Routes
  6. Diseases Transmitted by Direct Contact and Through the Provision of Health Care
  7. Diseases Preventable by Routine Vaccination
  8. Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Pathogens
  9. Vectorborne and Other Zoonotic Diseases
  10. Potential Bioterrorism Agents