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 2016 Nationally Notifiable Disease List

Reportable Diseases in Michigan - By Condition

Reportable Diseases in Michigan - By Pathogen

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A
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Acute Flaccid Myelitis CDC Acute Flaccid Myelitis Notice to Physicians and Health Departments 08/2016
  Clinical Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis 08/2015
  Michigan Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patient Summary Form 08/2016
  Michigan Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patient Summary Form Instructions 08/2016
AIDS/HIV AIDS/HIV MDCH Web Page  
Amebiasis    
Anaplasmosis See Ehrlichiosis  
Anthrax MDCH/MIDS Anthrax Response Guidelines 11/2003
Arboviral Diseases, neuroinvasive and non-neuroinvasive See EEE or West Nile  
     
B
Case Definition Form Name Version 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  
Brucellosis    
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C
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) CRE Tip Sheet 12/2011
  CRE Confirmatory Testing Criteris 2/2013
  CRE Lab Flowchart 2/2013
Campylobacter Campylobacteriosis Tip Sheet 12/2015
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
Cholera    
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
Cryptococcosis    
Cryptosporidiosis Cryptosporidiosis Fact Sheet 01/2016
  Cryptosporidiosis Tip Sheet for Local Health Departments 01/2016
Cyclosporiasis    
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D
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Dengue Fever    
Diphtheria MDHHS Diphtheria Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
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E
Case Definition Form Name Version 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
Ebola MDHHS Ebola Information  
  MDHHS Traveler Evaluation and Monitoring (TEAM) Protocol 09/2015
Ehrlichiosis Provider Information for Ehrlichiosis/Anaplasmosis 08/2013
Encephalitis, Viral    
Enterovirus Enterovirus Tip Sheet 10/2011
  CDC Enterovirus D68 in the United States  
  Michigan Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patient Summary Form 08/2015
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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F
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Flu Like Disease See Influenza  
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G
Case Definition Form Name Version 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 GBS Tip Sheet 4/2016
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H
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
H. influenzae Disease - Inv. MDHHS Hib Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease HFMD Letter to Parents 09/2012
Hantavirus    
Head Lice MDCH Head Lice Manual
MDCH Head Lice Materials (Spanish)
08/2013
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 06/2014
  Hepatitis B Reporting Flowchart 08/2012
  Hepatitis B Serology Interpretation for MDSS Entry/Closure of Cases  10/2013
  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 (pre-2016) 05/2014
  MDSS Hepatitis C Case Reporting Table (2016) 12/2015
  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 
HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS MDCH Web Page  
Human Metapneumovirus Human Metapneumovirus Fact Sheet 05/2012
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I
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Influenza    
Related Web Sites for Most Up to Date Information MDHHS Influenza Website  
  MDHHS Bureau of Labs Influenza Website  
Influenza Reporting Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Healthcare Providers 10/2015
  Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Laboratories 10/2015
  Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Local Health Departments 10/2015
  MDSS Aggregate Influenza Reporting Guidance 11/2009
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Influenza Testing Algorithm for 2015-16 Influenza Season 09/2015
  2015-16 Influenza Antiviral Resistance Testing Information 10/2015
  MDHHS Test Requisition Form 08/2015
  Quick Guide for Packaging and Shipping Influenza Specimens to MDHHS BOL 09/2009
  Quick Guide for Making Influenza Specimen Collection Kits  
Medical Examiner/Pathologist Guidance Documents Guidance for Medical Examiners and Pathologists for Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality 12/2015
Vaccine/Antivirals ACIP Recommendations for Use of Influenza Vaccine during the 2015-16 Influenza Season (CDC Webpage)  
  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
  Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities (CDC Webpage)  
  CDC Influenza Toolkit for Long-term Care  
  Influenza Letter to Parents 09/2012
Surveillance Current MI FluFocus Newsletter  
Other CDC Influenza Website  
Influenza-Associated Pediatric Mortality Guidance for Medical Examiners and Pathologists for Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality 5/2011
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza MDHHS HPAI Monitoring Protocol 11/2015
  Avian Influenza Symptom Monitoring Log 06/2015
  Education for HPAI Exposed Individuals 11/2015
  HPAI Case Criteria and Testing Algorithm 05/2015
  Suspect Human AI H5 Data Collection Form 11/2015
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J
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
     
K
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Kawasaki    
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L
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Legionellosis Legionellosis LHD Tip Sheet 12/2008
  Supplemental Legionellosis Questionnaire 10/2011
  Legionellosis Surveillance and Investigation Protocol 7/2016
Leprosy    
Leptospirosis    
Listeriosis    
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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M
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Malaria    
Measles MDHHS Measles Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
  Measles Tip Sheet  10/2011
  Measles Exposure Letter to Parents  03/2013
Melioidosis    
Meningitis - Aseptic Meningitis Viral Letter to Parents 09/2012
Meningitis - Bacterial Other Meningitis Unk Etiology Letter to Parents 09/2012
Meningococcal Disease MDHHS Meningococcal Disease Information and Investigation Guidelines 07/2016
  Meningococcal Meningitis Letter to Employees 07/2016
  Meningococcal Meningitis Letter to Parents 07/2016
MERS-CoV MERS-CoV Guidance for Healthcare and Public Health Providers 12/2015
  MERS-CoV Patient Under Investigation Form 12/2015
MRSA See Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA  
Mumps MDHHS Mumps Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
  Mumps Letter to Parents 03/2013
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N
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
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 11/2015
  Norovirus Tip Sheet 02/2009
  Norovirus Letter to Parents 09/2012
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O
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
     
P
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Pertussis MDCH Pertussis Website  
  MDHHS Pertussis Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
  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
Plague    
Polio MDHHS Polio Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
Pontiac Fever See Legionellosis  
Prion Disease See Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease  
Psittacosis    
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Q
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Q Fever    
Q Fever Acute    
Q Fever Chronic    
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R
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Rabies Animal Directions for Collection & Submission of Animal Heads for Rabies Examination 05/2007
  MDHHS Rabies Reporting Guidelines for MDSS  
  MDHHS Lab - Rabies Test Requisition Form 11/2001
  MDHHS Rabies Website  
  UPDATED DECISION MAKING FLOWCHART - Michigan Rabies Assessment: When Animals Have Bitten People or Been Exposed 04/2016
     
Rabies Human UPDATED DECISION MAKING FLOWCHART - Michigan Rabies Assessment: When A Person Has Been Exposed 04/2016
  Qualifications for Rabies Vaccine Replacement Program 03/2012
  MDHHS Rabies Reporting Guidelines for MDSS  
  MDHHS Rabies Website  
Reye Syndrome    
Rheumatic Fever    
Rocky Mt Spotted Fever    
Rubella MDHHS Rubella Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
  Rubella Parent Alert Letter 03/2013
Rubella - Congenital    
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S
Case Definition Form Name Version 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
  Shigellosis Child Care Fact Sheet 07/2016
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
  MDHHS Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
Streptococcus pyogenes, Group A, Sterile Sites    
Streptococcal Toxic Shock    
Syphilis MDCH STD Website  
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T
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Tetanus MDHHS Tetanus Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxic Shock Syndrome Tip Sheet 07/2010
Trichinellosis    
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
Tularemia    
Typhoid Fever    
Typhus    
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U
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
     
V
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Varicella MDHHS Varicella Investigation Guidelines 09/2016
  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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W
Case Definition Form Name Version 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 Definition Form Name Version Date
     
Y
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Yellow Fever    
Yersinia enteritis Yersiniosis Tip Sheet 06/2016
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Z
Case Definition Form Name Version Date
Zika Virus

MDHHS Guidance for Local Public Health: Diagnostic Testing and Case Reporting for Zika Virus in at Risk Individuals

MDHHS Zika Virus Guidance for Healthcare Providers

08/02/2016

  Zika Virus Specimen Collection and Transport Guidelines 08/02/2016
  Michigan Zika Virus Supplemental Patient Clinical Form 08/02/2016
 
 

Michigan Zika Virus Testing Flowchart

Michigan Flowchart: Zika Virus (ZIKV) Testing for Infants Potentially Exposed

05/2016