Communicable Diseases (A-Z)

This page provides a listing of all forms related to specific diseases, by disease/organism, and also lists the date in which each form was last modified. Clicking on the disease name will take you to the disease case definition.

CDC 2013 Nationally Notifiable Disease List

Reportable Diseases in Michigan

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Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
Anaplasmosis See Ehrlichiosis  
Anthrax MDCH/MIDS Anthrax Response Guidelines 11/2003
Arboviral Diseases, neuroinvasive and non-neuroinvasive See EEE or West Nile  
Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
Babesiosis Babesiosis Fact Sheet for Public  
  Babesiosis Fact Sheet for Healthcare Provider  
Bed Bugs Michigan Bed Bugs Web Page  
  Bed Bugs Tip Sheet 10/2011
  Bed Bugs Letter to Parents 9/2012
Blastomycosis Fungal Disease Flowchart 05/2012
  Reportable Fungal Diseases Presentation 05/2012
Botulism - Foodborne    
Botulism - Infant    
Botulism - Other    
Bovine TB Michigan Bovine TB Website  
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Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) CRE Tip Sheet 12/2011
  CRE Confirmatory Testing Criteris 2/2013
  CRE Lab Flowchart 2/2013
Campylobacter MDCH Campylobacter Case Definition Update 12/2013
Chickenpox See Varicella  
Chikungunya Chikungunya guidance for local health departments and healthcare providers  07/30/2014
Chlamydia (Genital) MDCH STD Website  
  MDSS STD FAQ and Tips 12/2013
Clostridium difficile Clostridium difficile (C. diff) Tip Sheet 12/2011
Coccidioidomycosis Fungal Disease Flowchart 05/2012 
  Reportable Fungal Diseases Presentation 05/2012 
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease General CJD Fact Sheet 10/2009
  CJD Fact Sheet for Families of Patients 10/2009
  CJD Fact Sheet for Physicians and Health Care Workers 10/2009
  CJD Fact Sheet for Infection Control Practitioners 10/2009
  CJD Fact Sheet for Funeral Directors 10/2009
  Prion Disease: Information for Health Care and Public Health Professionals 09/2012
Cryptosporidiosis Cryptosporidiosis Fact Sheet 07/2012
  Cryptosporidiosis Tip Sheet for Local Health Departments 07/2012
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Dengue Fever    
Diphtheria MDCH Diphtheria Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) CDC Eastern Equine Encephalitis Website  
  EEE Resources & Information  
  Michigan Emerging Diseases Website  
  Eastern Equine Encephalitis Alert Flyer for Michigan Residents and Communities 08/2010
Ehrlichiosis Provider Information for Ehrlichiosis/Anaplasmosis 08/2013
Encephalitis, Viral    
Enterovirus Enterovirus Tip Sheet 10/2011
  CDC Enterovirus D68 in the United States  
  MDCH EV-D68 Form for Respiratory Presentations 09/2014
  MDCH EV-D68 Form for Neurological Presentations 10/2014
Escherichia coli 0157:H7 E. coli O157 and Shiga-toxin Related Disease Questionnaire  
  2009 LHD STEC Tip Sheet 01/2009
  2011-12 LHD STEC Tip Sheet 03/2012
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Flu Like Disease See Influenza  
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Giardiasis Giardia Letter to Daycare Director 03/2013
  Giardia Letter to Parents 03/2013
Gonorrhea MDCH STD Website  
  MDSS STD FAQ and Tips 12/2013
  Documenting Dual Therapy for Uncomplicated Gonorrhea 02/2013
  Resistant Gonorrhea Surveillance Protocol 02/2013
Guillain-Barre Syndrome    
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Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
H. influenzae Disease - Inv. MDCH Hib Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease HFMD Letter to Parents 09/2012
Head Lice MDCH Head Lice Manual
MDCH Head Lice Materials (Spanish)
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome    
Hemorrhagic Fever    
Hepatitis MDCH Hepatitis Website  
Hepatitis A MDCH Hepatitis A Reporting Requirements  
  For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children 07/2012
  Hepatitis A Letter to Parents 09/2012
Hepatitis B, (Acute & Chronic) MDCH Hepatitis B Reporting Requirements  
  De-duplicating Chronic Hepatitis B Reports in the MDSS 07/2013
  Hepatitis B Reporting Flowchart 08/2012
  Hepatitis B Serology Interpretation for MDSS Entry/Closure of Cases  08/2012
  Hepatitis B Testing in Pregnant Women (MI Requirements) 03/2012
  For Parents:  Vaccines for Your Children  07/2012
  Viral Hepatitis Surveillance High Priority Case Protocols 11/2012
Hepatitis B, Perinatal MDCH Perinatal Hepatitis B Reporting Requirements  
  Perinatal Hepatitis B Detection/Reporting 04/2010
  Perinatal Hepatitis B Manual  
Hepatitis C (Acute & Chronic) MDCH Hepatitis C Reporting Requirements  
  MDSS Hepatitis C Case Reporting Flow Chart 05/2014
  Deduplicating Hepatitis C Reports in the MDSS 07/2014
  Hepatitis C Information for Health Professionals (CDC Website)  
  HCV Infection Testing and Diagnosis (CDC Website)  
  Reference for Interpretation of HCV Test Results (CDC Website)  
  Viral Hepatitis Surveillance High Priority Case Protocols 11/2012
Herpes gladiatorum Herpes gladiatorum Fact Sheet 01/2014
Histoplasmosis Histoplasmosis Tip Sheet 08/2011
  Fungal Disease Flowchart 05/2012
  Reportable Fungal Diseases Presentation 05/2012 
Human Metapneumovirus Human Metapneumovirus Fact Sheet 05/2012
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Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
Related Web Sites for Most Up to Date Information MDCH Influenza Website  
  MDCH Bureau of Labs Influenza Website  
Influenza Reporting Algorithm for Local Health Department Reporting of Influenza 05/2011
  Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Healthcare Providers 10/2014
  Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Laboratories 10/2014
  Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Local Health Departments 10/2014
  MDSS Aggregate Influenza Reporting Guidance 10/2007
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Influenza Testing Algorithm for 2014-15 Influenza Season 10/2014
  2014-15 Influenza Antiviral Resistance Testing Information 10/2014
  MDCH Test Requisition Form  
  Quick Guide for Packaging and Shipping Influenza Specimens to MDCH BOL 09/2009
  Quick Guide for Making Influenza Specimen Collection Kits  
  2009 Novel H1N1 PCR Diagnostic Testing Locations in MI  
  Information on Rapid Tests for Influenza 08/2009
  2009 Novel H1N1 Results Interpretation  
Medical Examiner/Pathologist Guidance Documents Guidance for Medical Examiners and Pathologists for Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality 4/2014
Vaccine/Antivirals ACIP Recommendations for Use of Influenza Vaccine during the 2013-14 Influenza Season (CDC Webpage)  
  Guidance for Compounding of Tamiflu Capsules 09/2009
  Information on Antiviral Medications for Health Professionals (CDC Webpage)  
Outbreak/Infection Control Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Outbreak Guidelines for Long Term Care Facilities 10/2013
  CDC Recommendations for the Amount of Time Persons with Influenza-Like Illness Should be Away from Others  
  Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities (CDC Webpage)  
  CDC Influenza Toolkit for Long-term Care  
  Influenza Letter to Parents 09/2012
Surveillance Historical H1N1 Activity  
  Current MI FluFocus Newsletter  
Other MDCH Pandemic Plan 4.0 01/2010
  Results from Spring H1N1 Response Survey 09/2009
  CDC Influenza Website  
  CDC H1N1 Influenza Website  
Influenza-Associated Pediatric Mortality Guidance for Medical Examiners and Pathologists for Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality 5/2011
H7N9 Avian Influenza How to Report and Test Suspect Cases in Michigan 04/2013
  CDC Guidance 04/2013
H3N2v Influenza H3N2v Influenza Guidance 06/2014
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Legionellosis Legionellosis LHD Tip Sheet 12/2008
  Supplemental Legionellosis Questionnaire 10/2011
Lyme Disease Lyme Disease Reporting Guidelines for MDSS 5/2011
  MDCH Guidance for Lyme Disease Case Report Classification 4/2014
  Michigan Lyme Disease Website  
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Measles MDCH Measles Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
  Measles Tip Sheet  10/2011
  Measles Exposure Letter to Parents  03/2013
Meningitis - Aseptic Meningitis Viral Letter to Parents 09/2012
Meningitis - Bacterial Other Meningitis Unk Etiology Letter to Parents 09/2012
Meningococcal Disease MDCH Meningococcal Disease Information and Investigation Guidelines 02/2014
  Meningococcal Meningitis Letter to Employees 09/2012
  Meningococcal Meningitis Letter to Parents 09/2012
MERS-CoV MERS-CoV Guidance for Healthcare and Public Health Providers 05/2014
  MERS-CoV Patient Under Investigation Form 06/2015
  MERS-CoV Brochure in English 07/2013
  MERS-CoV Brochure in Arabic 07/2013
MRSA See Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA  
Mumps MDCH Mumps Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
  Mumps Letter to Parents 03/2013
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Norovirus Norovirus Fact Sheet  
  Guidelines for Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection of Norovirus 12/2014
  Norovirus Investigations in Long Term Care Facilities  
  Norovirus and Norovirus-Like Illness (NLI) in Michigan 02/2014
  Norovirus Prevention in Nursing Homes  
  Norovirus Testing Requirements 12/2014
  2015 Norovirus Sample Submission Information 4/2015
  Norovirus Tip Sheet 02/2009
  Norovirus Letter to Parents 09/2012
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Pertussis MDCH Pertussis Website  
  MDCH Pertussis Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
  Pertussis Case Definition Flowchart 08/2014
  MDCH Public Health Fact Sheet - Pertussis 10/2008
  Pertussis - Immunization Action Coalition Q&A  
  Pertussis Tip Sheet 08/2009
  Pertussis Letter to Parents 03/2013
  Pertussis Letter to School Staff 03/2013
  Pertussis Letter to Workplace 03/2013
Polio MDCH Polio Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
Pontiac Fever See Legionellosis  
Prion Disease See Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease  
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Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
Q Fever    
Q Fever Acute    
Q Fever Chronic    
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Rabies Animal Directions for Collection & Submission of Animal Heads for Rabies Examination 05/2007
  MDCH Rabies Reporting Guidelines for MDSS  
  MDCH Lab - Rabies Test Requisition Form 11/2001
  MDCH Rabies Website  
  Protocol for Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, or Livestock Possibly Exposed to Rabies 08/2009
  Rabies in Michigan, 2009  
Rabies Human Human Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Protocol 08/2009
  Qualifications for Rabies Vaccine Replacement Program 03/2012
  MDCH Rabies Reporting Guidelines for MDSS  
  MDCH Rabies Website  
Reye Syndrome    
Rheumatic Fever    
Rocky Mt Spotted Fever    
Rubella MDCH Rubella Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
  Rubella Parent Alert Letter 03/2013
Rubella - Congenital    
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Salmonellosis Extra-Intestinal Salmonella Infection Tip Sheet  
  Salmonellosis Letter to Parents 09/2012
Scabies MDCH Scabies Prevention and Control Manual  
Shiga toxin, E. Coli, Non O157 E. coli O157 and Shiga-toxin Related Disease Questionnaire  
  2009 LHD STEC Tip Sheet 01/2009
  2011 LHD STEC Tip Sheet 08/2011
Shiga toxin, E. Coli, Unsp E. coli O157 and Shiga-toxin Related Disease Questionnaire  
Shigellosis Shigellosis Letter to Parents 09/2012
Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA MDCH MRSA Website  
  MRSA - What You Should Know (brochure)  
  MRSA - Protect Yourself (poster)  
  MRSA Tip Sheet 12/2011
  MRSA Letter to Parents 09/2012
  MRSA LHD to School Letter 09/2012
Staphylococcus Aureus - VISA CDC's Guide: Investigation and Control of Vancomycin-Intermediate and -Resistant Staphylococcus aureus  
Staphylococcus Aureus - VRSA CDC's Guide: Investigation and Control of Vancomycin-Intermediate and -Resistant Staphylococcus aureus  
  CDC Update Reminds Clinical Laboratories and Healthcare Infection Preventionists of their Role in the Search and Containment of VRSA 07/2010
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Drug Resistant    
Streptococcus pneumoniae Updated Streptococcus pneumoniae Reporting Algorithm, March 2010 03/2010
  Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae Reporting in Michigan, 2005-2008 07/2010
  Streptococcus pneumoniae Tip Sheet 05/2012
  MDCH Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
Streptococcus pyogenes, Group A, Sterile Sites    
Streptococcal Toxic Shock    
Syphilis MDCH STD Website  
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Tetanus MDCH Tetanus Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxic Shock Syndrome Tip Sheet 07/2010
Tuberculosis MDCH TB Web Page  
  MDSS TB Reporting Guidelines 01/2011
  Michigan TB Statistics  
  Informatio n for Physicians Regarding Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) for Active TB 08/2012
  Tuberculosis Hospital Discharge Planning Checklist 01/2012
  Guidelines for Determining Completion of Tuberculosis Treatment 08/2012
Typhoid Fever    
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Varicella MDCH Varicella Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
  MDCH Varicella Reporting Guidelines for LHDs 06/2007
  Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Reporting Tip Sheet 06/2015
  Chickenpox Exclusion Letter 04/2014
  Chickenpox Letter to Parents 04/2014
  Shingles Letter to Parents 03/2013
Vibriosis - Non Cholera    
VISA See Staphylococcus Aureus - VISA  
VRSA See Staphylococcus Aureus - VRSA  
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West Nile Virus Michigan West Nile Web Page  
  WNV Surveillance Contacts 07/2009
  West Nile Virus Reporting Flowchart 09/2012
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Yellow Fever    
Yersinia enteritis    
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