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Communicable Diseases (A-Z)

Disease and Case Definition Resource or Form Name Version Date
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Acute Flaccid Myelitis Test Requisition Form - DCH-0583 Oct-18
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Clinical Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Dec-20
Acute Flaccid Myelitis CDC Acute Flaccid Myelitis Fact Sheet Oct-18
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Michigan Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patient Summary Form Jan-23
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Michigan Acute Flaccid Myelitis Patient Summary Form Instructions Aug-22
Acute Flaccid Myelitis CDC Acute Flaccid Myelitis Job Aid for Clinicians Aug-22
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Oct-18
Acute Flaccid Myelitis Acute Flaccid Myelitis Case Determination SOP Aug-22
AIDS/HIV AIDS/HIV MDHHS Web Page
Amebiasis
Anaplasmosis Provider Information for Ehrlichiosis/Anaplasmosis Aug-13
Anthrax MDHHS/MIDS Anthrax Response Guidelines Nov-03
Arboviral Diseases, neuroinvasive and non-neuroinvasive See EEE orWest Nile
Babesiosis Babesiosis Fact Sheet for Public
Babesiosis Babesiosis Fact Sheet for Healthcare Provider
Bed Bugs Michigan Bed Bugs Web Page
Bed Bugs Bed Bugs Tip Sheet Oct-11
Bed Bugs Bed Bugs Letter to Parents Sep-12
Blastomycosis (CDC) Fungal Disease Flowchart May-12
Blastomycosis (CDC) Reportable Fungal Diseases Presentation May-12
Botulism - Foodborne First Comprehensive Clinical Care Guidelines for Botulism May-21
Botulism - Infant Step-By-Step Guidance for Clinicians of Patients with Infant Botulism May-21
Botulism - Other First Comprehensive Clinical Care Guidelines for Botulism May-21
Bovine TB Michigan Bovine TB Website
Brucellosis Brucellosis Tip Sheet Jan-23
Candida auris (C. auris) Candida auris Case Reporting and Investigation Guidance Feb-23
Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms (CPO) CRE general brochure Jun-22
Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms (CPO) CRE patient and family brochure Jun-22
Carbapenemase-Producting Organisms (CPO) Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms (CPO) Case Reporting and Investigation Guidance Jan-24
Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms (CPO) CRE ELR Guidance Jan-18
Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms (CPO) CDC 2012 and 2015 CRE Toolkit - Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms (CPO) Interim Guidance for a Health Response to Contain Novel or Targeted Multidrug-resistant Organisms (MDROs)
Campylobacter Campylobacteriosis Tip Sheet Dec-15
Chickenpox See Varicella
Chikungunya Michigan Chikungunya Website
Chlamydia (Genital) MDHHS STI Website
Chlamydia (Genital) MDSS STI FAQ and Tips Aug-22
Cholera
Clostridium difficile Clostridium difficile (C. diff) Tip Sheet Dec-11
Coccidioidomycosis Fungal Disease Flowchart 05/2012
Coccidioidomycosis Reportable Fungal Diseases Presentation 05/2012
Coronavirus MDHHS Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Standard Operating Procedures / TEAM May-24
Coronavirus COVID-19 MDSS Tip Sheet Aug-21
Coronavirus COVID-19 Cluster/Outbreak Reporting Into MDSS Aggregate Oct-22
Coronavirus CSTE COVID-19 Case Definition Aug-21
Coronavirus Contact Tracing and Case Investigation Realignment Aug-21
Coronavirus Public Guidance for At-Home COVID-19 Testing Dec-21
Coronavirus MDHHS LHD Quarantine Guidance for K-12 Schools Sep-21
Coronavirus Facility Antigen Reporting Form Dec-20
Coronavirus BoL COVID-19 Specimen Collection and Shipping Instructions for LHDs Jul-20
Coronavirus BoL COVID-19 Multiple Sample Requisition Jul-20
Coronavirus MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Coronavirus MDHHS COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
Coronavirus nCoV Letter Self Monitoring LHD Template - English Mar-20
Coronavirus nCoV Letter Self Monitoring LHD Template - Simplified Chinese Mar-20
Coronavirus nCoV Letter Self Monitoring LHD Template - Traditional Chinese Mar-20
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease General CJD Fact Sheet Oct-09
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease CJD Fact Sheet for Families of Patients Oct-09
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease CJD Fact Sheet for Physicians and Health Care Workers Oct-09
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease CJD Fact Sheet for Infection Control Practitioners Oct-09
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease CJD Fact Sheet for Funeral Directors Oct-09
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Prion Disease: Information for Health Care and Public Health Professionals Sep-12
Cronobacter (invasive among infants)
Cryptococcosis
Cryptosporidiosis Cryptosporidiosis Fact Sheet Jan-16
Cryptosporidiosis Cryptosporidiosis Tip Sheet for Local Health Departments Jan-16
Cyclosporiasis
Dengue Fever
Diphtheria MDHHS Diphtheria Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Diphtheria MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) CDC Eastern Equine Encephalitis Website
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Michigan EEE Website
Ebola MDHHS Ebola Traveler Evaluation and Monitoring (TEAM) Protocol Oct-22
Ehrlichiosis Provider Information for Ehrlichiosis/Anaplasmosis Aug-13
Encephalitis, Viral
Enterovirus Enterovirus Tip Sheet Oct-11
Enterovirus CDC Enterovirus D68 in the United States
Escherichia coli, O157:H7 and all other Shiga toxin positive serotypes E. coli O157 and Shiga-toxin Related Disease Questionnaire
Escherichia coli, O157:H7 and all other Shiga toxin positive serotypes LHD STEC Tip Sheet Feb-18
Flu Like Disease See Influenza
Giardiasis Giardia Letter to Daycare Director Mar-13
Giardiasis Giardia Letter to Parents Mar-13
Gonorrhea MDHHS STI Website
Gonorrhea MDSS STI FAQ and Tips Aug-22
Gonorrhea Documenting Dual Therapy for Uncomplicated Gonorrhea Feb-13
Gonorrhea Resistant Gonorrhea Surveillance Protocol Feb-13
Guillain-Barre Syndrome GBS Tip Sheet Oct-17
H. influenzae Disease - Invasive (Hib, Haemophilus influenzae, Hflu, H flu) MDHHS Hib Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
H. influenzae Disease - Invasive (Hib, Haemophilus influenzae, Hflu, H flu) Haemophilus influenzae Fact Sheet Oct-23
H. influenzae Disease - Invasive (Hib, Haemophilus influenzae, Hflu, H flu) MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease HFMD Letter to Parents Sep-12
Hantavirus
Head Lice MDHHS Head Lice Manual Aug-13
Head Lice MDHHS Head Lice Materials (Spanish)
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Hemorrhagic Fever
Hepatitis MDHHS Hepatitis Website
Hepatitis A MDHHS Hepatitis A Reporting Requirements
Hepatitis A For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children Jul-17
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Letter to Parents Sep-12
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Vaccination Flyer Jun-17
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Vaccination Flyer (fillable) Jun-17
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Outbreak in Michigan Website
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Outbreak - Letter to Providers Jul-17
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Outbreak - Brochure Feb-18
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Outbreak - Supplemental Questionnaire May-18
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Food Worker Checklist Oct-17
Hepatitis A MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Hepatitis B, (Acute & Chronic) MDHHS Hepatitis B Website
Hepatitis B, (Acute & Chronic) MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Hepatitis B, (Acute & Chronic) MDHHS SSP Website
Hepatitis B, Perinatal MDHHS Perinatal Hepatitis B Website
Hepatitis B, Perinatal MDHHS SSP Website
Hepatitis C (Perinatal, Acute, & Chronic) MDHHS Hepatitis C Website
Hepatitis C (Perinatal, Acute, & Chronic) MDHHS Perinatal Hepatitis C Website
Hepatitis C (Perinatal, Acute, & Chronic) MDHHS SSP Website
Herpes gladiatorum Herpes gladiatorum Fact Sheet Jan-14
Histoplasmosis 2018 MDHHS Histoplasmosis Case Definition Jan-18
Histoplasmosis Histoplasmosis Case Investigation Guidance Jan-18
Histoplasmosis Reportable Fungal Diseases Presentation 05/2012
HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS MDHHS Web Page
Human Metapneumovirus Human Metapneumovirus Fact Sheet May-12
Influenza MDHHS Influenza Website
Influenza MDHHS Bureau of Labs Influenza Website
Influenza Reporting Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Healthcare Providers Oct-23
Influenza Reporting Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Laboratories Oct-23
Influenza Reporting Influenza Surveillance, Reporting and Testing Guidance for Local Health Departments Oct-23
Influenza Reporting MDSS Aggregate Influenza Reporting Guidance Nov-09
Influenza Reporting Reporting Severe and Unusual Cases of Influenza Nov-16
Influenza Reporting Off-Season Influenza Guidance Sep-19
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Influenza Testing Algorithm for 2023-2024 Influenza Season Oct-23
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Influenza Antiviral Resistance Testing Information Oct-20
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Influenza Results Interpretation Table Oct-20
Influenza Testing/Lab Information MDHHS Test Requisition Form Jan-19
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Quick Guide for Packaging and Shipping Influenza Specimens to MDHHS BOL Nov-10
Influenza Testing/Lab Information Quick Guide for Making Influenza Specimen Collection Kits Aug-09
Influenza Testing/Lab Information MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Influenza - Medical Examiner/Pathologist Guidance Documents Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality Investigation Guidance for Medical Examiners, Pathologists and Healthcare Providers Oct-23
Influenza - Vaccine/Antivirals Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2021-22 Influenza Season (MMWR/CDC)
Influenza - Vaccine/Antivirals Information on Antiviral Medications for Health Professionals (CDC Webpage)
Influenza - Outbreak/Infection Control Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Outbreak Guidelines for Long Term Care Facilities Oct-23
Influenza - Outbreak/Infection Control Respiratory Virus Outbreaks in Nursing Homes Flow Diagram Oct-23
Influenza - Outbreak/Infection Control Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities (CDC Webpage)
Influenza - Outbreak/Infection Control CDC Influenza Toolkit for Long-term Care
Influenza - Outbreak/Infection Control Influenza Letter to Parents Sep-12
Influenza - Surveillance Current MI Flu Focus Newsletter
Influenza - CDC CDC Influenza Website
Influenza-Associated Pediatric Mortality Influenza-Related Pediatric Mortality Investigation Guidance for Medical Examiners, Pathologists and Healthcare Providers Oct-23
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza MDHHS HPAI Monitoring Protocol Apr-24
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Avian Influenza Symptom Monitoring Log (also available in Spanish) Mar-22
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Education for HPAI Exposed Individuals (also available in Spanish) May-23
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza HPAI LHD Checklist for Planning and Response Mar-22
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza HPAI Letter to Healthcare Providers Mar-22
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Standing Orders for Influenza Testing of Persons Potentially Exposed to HPAI Mar-22
Swine Variant Influenza Swine Variant Influenza Toolkit May-19
Swine Variant Influenza Swine Variant Influenza Toolkit Templates May-19
Swine Variant Influenza Novel Influenza ACase Report Form Jul-18
Kawasaki
Legionellosis Legionellosis Surveillance and Investigation Protocol Aug-21
Legionellosis Building Reopening Guidance Jul-20
Legionellosis Reopening Aquatic Venues Sep-20
Legionellosis Legionnaire's Disease CDC Fact Sheet Jul-16
Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) CDC Page on Leprosy
Leptospirosis
Listeriosis Listeria Immunotherapy Questionnaire Dec-16
Lyme Disease Lyme Disease Reporting Guidelines for MDSS Jan-22
Lyme Disease Lyme Disease Case Report Form (optional tool) Jan-22
Lyme Disease Michigan Lyme Disease Website
Malaria
Measles MDHHS Measles Investigation Guidelines Apr-24
Measles MDHHS MeaslesStandard Operating Procedures (SOP) Apr-24
Measles Measles Tip Sheet Dec-22
Measles Measles Exposure Letter to Parents Mar-13
Measles MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Melioidosis Melioidosis Tip Sheet Jun-18
Meningitis - Aseptic Meningitis Viral Letter to Parents Sep-12
Meningitis - Aseptic Viral Meningitis Tip Sheet Apr-23
Meningitis - Bacterial Other Meningitis Unk Etiology Letter to Parents Sep-12
Meningitis - Bacterial Other Bacterial Meningitis Tip Sheet Apr-23
Meningococcal Disease MDHHS Meningococcal Disease Information and Investigation Guidelines May-23
Meningococcal Disease Meningococcal Meningitis Letter to Employees Jul-16
Meningococcal Disease Meningococcal Meningitis Letter to Parents Jul-16
Meningococcal Disease Bacterial Meningitis Tip Sheet Apr-23
Meningococcal Disease MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
MERS-CoV MERS-CoV Guidance for Healthcare and Public Health Providers Dec-15
MERS-CoV MERS-CoV Patient Under Investigation Form Dec-15
MERS-CoV MERS PUI Home Isolation Guidance Jun-17
Mpox (Monkeypox) Investigation of Suspect Cases of Monkeypox Aug-23
Mpox (Monkeypox) Monkeypox Traveler Evaluation and Monitoring (TEAM) Protocol June-22
Mpox (Monkeypox) Monkeypox Vaccine Administration Considerations for LHDs and HCPs Aug-22
Mpox (Monkeypox) Process for Obtaining TPOXX for Treatment of Patients with Monkeypox Infection July-22
Mpox (Monkeypox) MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
MRSA See Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) MIS-C MDHHS Web Page
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) MIS-C for Healthcare Providers
Mumps MDHHS Mumps Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Mumps Mumps Letter to Parents Mar-13
Mumps MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Norovirus Norovirus Fact Sheet
Norovirus Guidelines for Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection of Norovirus Apr-23
Norovirus Norovirus Investigations in Long Term Care Facilities
Norovirus Norovirus and Norovirus-Like Illness (NLI) in Michigan Apr-19
Norovirus Norovirus Prevention in Nursing Homes
Norovirus Norovirus Testing Requirements Jun-19
Norovirus Norovirus Letter to Parents Sep-12
Pertussis MDHHS Pertussis Website
Pertussis MDHHS Pertussis Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Pertussis Pertussis Case Definition Flowchart Aug-14
Pertussis MDHHS Public Health Fact Sheet - Pertussis Oct-08
Pertussis Pertussis - Immunization Action Coalition Q&A
Pertussis Pertussis Tip Sheet Aug-09
Pertussis Pertussis Letter to Parents Mar-13
Pertussis Pertussis Letter to School Staff Mar-13
Pertussis Pertussis Letter to Workplace Mar-13
Pertussis MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Plague
Polio MDHHS Polio Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Polio MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Pontiac Fever See Legionellosis
Prion Disease See Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Psittacosis
Q Fever
Q Fever Acute
Q Fever Chronic
Rabies Animal Directions for Collection & Submission of Animal Heads for Rabies Examination Jul-10
Rabies Animal MDHHS Lab - Rabies Test Requisition Form Aug-15
Rabies Animal UPDATED DECISION MAKING FLOWCHART - Michigan Rabies Assessment: When Animals Have Bitten People or Been Exposed Apr-16
Rabies Human UPDATED DECISION MAKING FLOWCHART - Michigan Rabies Assessment: When A Person Has Been Exposed Apr-16
Rabies Human Qualifications for Rabies Vaccine Replacement Program Mar-12
Rabies Human
Rabies Investigation Guidance Rabies Exposure Case Investigation and Reporting Guidance for Local Health Departments Feb-19
Rabies Investigation Guidance Exporting Rabies Exposure Investigations and Animal Bite Reports in the MDSS Feb-19
Rabies Investigation Guidance Rabies Exposure-PEP Reporting: Summary Guidelines Feb-19
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RSV Letter to Parents Nov-22
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RSV Tip Sheet Nov-22
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Reye Syndrome
Rheumatic Fever
Rocky Mt Spotted Fever
Rubella MDHHS Rubella Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Rubella Rubella Parent Alert Letter Mar-13
Rubella MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Rubella - Congenital
Salmonellosis Extra-Intestinal Salmonella Infection Tip Sheet
Salmonellosis Salmonellosis Letter to Parents Sep-12
Salmonellosis -- Live Poultry and Backyard Flocks Backyard Poultry Exposure Questionnaire for Salmonella Mar-23
Scabies MDHHS Scabies Prevention and Control Manual
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli -- (STEC) E. coli O157 and Shiga-toxin Related Disease Questionnaire
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli -- (STEC) LHD STEC Tip Sheet Feb-18
Shigellosis Shigellosis Letter to Parents Sep-12
Shigellosis ShigellosisChild Care Fact Sheet Jul-16
Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA MRSA - What You Should Know (brochure)
Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA MRSA - Protect Yourself (poster)
Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA MRSA Tip Sheet Dec-11
Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA MRSA Letter to Parents Sep-12
Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA MRSA LHD to School Letter Sep-12
Staphylococcus Aureus - VISA CDC's Guide: Investigation and Control of Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus Aureus - VRSA CDC's Guide: Investigation and Control of Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus Aureus - VRSA CDC Update Reminds Clinical Laboratories and Healthcare Infection Preventionists of their Role in the Search and Containment of VRSA Jul-10
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Drug Resistant
Streptococcus pneumoniae Updated Streptococcus pneumoniae Reporting Algorithm, March 2010 Mar-10
Streptococcus pneumoniae Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae Reporting in Michigan, 2005-2008 Jul-10
Streptococcus pneumoniae Streptococcus pneumoniae Tip Sheet May-12
Streptococcus pneumoniae MDHHS Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Streptococcus pyogenes, Group A, Sterile Sites
Streptococcal Toxic Shock
Syphilis MDHHS STI Website
Syphilis MDSS STI FAQ and Tips Aug-22
Tetanus MDHHS Tetanus Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxic Shock Syndrome Tip Sheet Jul-10
Trichinellosis
Tuberculosis MDHHS TB Web Page
Tuberculosis MDSS TB Reporting Guidelines Nov-15
Tuberculosis Michigan TB Statistics
Tuberculosis Mycobacterium Tip Sheet - Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM), Tuberculosis, Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Nov-19
Tularemia
Typhoid Fever Typhoid Fever Tip Sheet Sep-22
Varicella MDHHS Varicella Investigation Guidelines Sep-19
Varicella Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Reporting Tip Sheet Jun-15
Varicella Chickenpox Exclusion Letter Dec-19
Varicella Chickenpox Letter to Providers Nov-16
Varicella Shingles Letter to Parents Mar-13
Varicella MDHHS Recommended Lab Tests for Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Jan-24
Vibriosis - Non Cholera Vibriosis Non-Cholera Tip Sheet Apr-17
VISA See Staphylococcus Aureus - VISA
VRSA See Staphylococcus Aureus - VRSA
West Nile Virus Michigan West Nile Web Page
West Nile Virus West Nile Virus Reporting Flowchart Sep-12
Yellow Fever
Yersinia enteritis Yersiniosis Tip Sheet Jun-16
Zika Virus Updated Laboratory Guidance for Zika Testing May-18