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    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  
    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 Practioners 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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Dengue Fever    
    Diphtheria MDCH Diphtheria Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    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
    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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Flu Like Disease See Influenza  
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    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  
      Helping Your Adult Clients Pay for Vaccine 11/2011
      For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children 07/2012
      Hepatitis A Letter to Parents 09/2012
    Hepatitis B, (Acute & Chronic) MDCH Hepatitis B Reporting Requirements  
      Entering and De-duplicating Chronic Hepatitis 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
      Helping Your Adult Clients Pay for Vaccine 11/2011
      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 04/2013
      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 09/2013
      Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Laboratories 09/2013
      Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Local Health Departments 09/2013
      MDSS Aggregate Influenza Reporting Guidance 10/2007
    Influenza Testing/Lab Information Influenza Testing Algorithm for 2013-14 Influenza Season 9/2013
      2013-14 Influenza Antiviral Resistance Testing Information 9/2013
      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 5/2011
    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)  
      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 07/2013
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Legionellosis Legionellosis LHD Tip Sheet 12/2008
      Supplemental Legionellosis Questionnaire 10/2011
    Lyme Disease Lyme Disease Reporting Guildelines for MDSS 5/2011
      MDCH Guidance for Lyme Disease Case Report Classification 4/2014
      Michigan Lyme Disease Website  
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    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
    MRSA See Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA  
    Mumps MDCH Mumps Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
      Mumps Letter to Parents 03/2013
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Norovirus Norovirus Fact Sheet  
      Guidelines for Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection of Norovirus 01/2009
      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 02/2014
      Norovirus Tip Sheet 02/2009
      Norovirus Letter to Parents 09/2012
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Pertussis MDCH Pertussis Website  
      MDCH Pertussis Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
      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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Rabies Animal Directions for Collection & Submission of Animal Heads for Rabies Examination 05/2007
      MDCH Rabies Reporting Guildelines 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 Guildelines 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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Varicella MDCH Varicella Investigation Guidelines 04/2012
      MDCH Varicella Reporting Guidelines for LHDs 06/2007
      Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Reporting Tip Sheet  
      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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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    West Nile Virus Michigan West Nile Web Page  
      WNV Surveillance Contacts 07/2009
      West Nile Virus Reporting Flowchart 09/2012
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date
    Yellow Fever    
    Yersinia enteritis    
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    Case DefinitionForm NameVersion Date

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