List of notifiable diseases

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The following is a list of notifiable diseases arranged by country.



Australia [1] Hong Kong [2] India [3] Malaysia [4] United Kingdom [5] United States [6]
Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax
Botulism Botulism Botulism Botulism
Brucellosis Brucellosis Brucellosis
Campylobacteriosis Campylobacteriosis
Chlamydia Chlamydia trachomatis
Cholera Cholera Cholera Cholera Cholera Cholera
Diphtheria Diphtheria Diphtheria Diphtheria Diphtheria Diphtheria
Shiga toxin- and verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) Shiga toxin -producing Escherichia coli infectionCholera-like diarrhea Escherichia coli O157:H7 or Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli
Encephalitis Encephalitis Encephalitis
Gonococcal infection Gonococcal infection/Gonorrhea Gonorrhea
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) Hemolytic uremic syndrome, post-diarrheal
Haemophilus influenzae serotype b (Hib) Haemophilus influenzae type b infection (invasive) Haemophilus influenzae, invasive disease
Legionellosis Legionnaire's Disease Legionnaire's Disease Legionellosis
Leprosy Leprosy Leprosy Leprosy Leprosy Hansen's disease (Leprosy)
Leptospirosis Leptospirosis
Listeriosis Listeriosis Listeriosis
Lyme disease
Meningococcal disease Meningococcal infection (invasive) Meningitis  : pyogenic and non-pyogenic Meningococcal septicaemia/ Acute Meningitis Meningococcal disease
MRSA: Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection
Paratyphoid fever Paratyphoid fever Paratyphoid fever
Pertussis (Whooping cough) Pertussis (Whooping cough) Pertussis (Whooping cough) Pertussis (Whooping cough) Pertussis (Whooping cough)
Plague Plague (bubonic, septicemic, pneumonic and pharyngeal) Plague Plague Plague Plague (bubonic, septicemic, pneumonic and pharyngeal)
Ornithosis (Psittacosis) Psittacosis Psittacosis
Q fever Q fever Q fever, acute and chronic
Relapsing fever Relapsing fever
Rickettsiosis Rickettsiosis, spotted fever
Scarlet fever Scarlet fever Scarlet fever
Salmonellosis Salmonellosis
Shigellosis Bacillary dysentery Bacillary dysentery Shigellosis
Group A Streptococcal disease Group A Streptococcal disease
Pneumococcal disease Pneumococcal disease, invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae , invasive disease
Streptococcus suis infection
Syphilis Syphilis Syphilis
Tetanus Tetanus Tetanus Tetanus Tetanus Tetanus
Toxic shock syndrome (Streptococcal and other than Streptococcal)
Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tularemia Tularemia
Typhoid fever Typhoid fever Typhoid fever Typhoid fever Typhoid fever Typhoid fever
Typhus and other rickettsial diseases Typhus Typhus
Vancomycin Intermediate Staph Aureus (VISA), Vancomycin Resistant Staph Aureus (VRSA)


Australia [1] Hong Kong [2] India [3] Malaysia [4] United Kingdom [5] United States [6]
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Arbovirus infections: Barmah Forest, Dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, Kunjin virus, Murray Valley encephalitis virus, Ross River virus Arbovirus infections: West Nile virus Dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, other hemorrhagic feversArbovirus infections: California serogroup virus, Eastern equine encephalitis virus, Powassan virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus, West Nile virus, Western equine encephalitis virus, Zika virus
Chickenpox Chickenpox (regional) Chickenpox (i.e., varicella) - morbidity and deaths only
Chikungunya fever Chikungunya fever (regional)
Dengue fever Dengue fever Dengue fever Dengue fever
Enterovirus 71 infection
Hantavirus infection Hantavirus
Hepatitis Hepatitis Hepatitis Hepatitis
Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B Hepatitis B Hepatitis B Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C Hepatitis C Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D Hepatitis D
Hepatitis E Hepatitis E
Herpes Zoster infection
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection HIV infection
Influenza Novel influenza A infection Influenza Influenza-associated pediatric mortality and novel influenza A infection
Japanese encephalitis Japanese encephalitis
Measles Measles Measles Measles Measles Measles
Middle East respiratory syndrome
Mumps Mumps Mumps Mumps Mumps
Poliomyelitis Acute poliomyelitis Acute flaccid paralysis (poliomyelitis) Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis, paralytic and non-paralytic
Rabies Rabies Rabies Rabies Rabies
Rubella Rubella and congenital rubella syndrome Rubella Rubella
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Smallpox Smallpox Smallpox Smallpox Smallpox
Yellow fever Yellow fever Yellow fever Yellow fever Yellow fever Yellow fever
Viral hemorrhagic fever Viral hemorrhagic fever Viral haemorrhagic fever, including Lassa fever, Marburg virus, and Ebola virus Viral hemorrhagic fever Viral hemorrhagic fever, including Arenavirus (new world), Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Dengue hemorraghic fever, Ebola virus, Lassa virus, Marburg virus
Zika virus infection


Disease Australia [1] Hong Kong [2] India [3] Malaysia [4] United Kingdom [5] United States [6]
Amoebic dysentery YesYes
Babesiosis Yes
Cancer Yes
Coccidioidomycosis Yes
Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) YesYes
variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (vCJD) Yes
Cryptosporidiosis YesYes
Cyclosporiasis Yes
Dysentery YesYes
Fever syndromes more than 6 daysYes
Giardiasis Yes
Foodborne diseases outbreakYesYesYes
Lead, elevated blood levelsYes
Malaria YesYesYesYesYesYes
Pesticide-related illness, acuteYes
Silicosis Yes
Trichinosis Yes
Waterborne diseases outbreakYes

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  1. 1 2 3 Australia
  2. 1 2 3 Hong Kong: List of statutory notifiable disease and case definitions; Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health
  3. 1 2 3 India: Nationally Notifiable Diseases Archived 2018-01-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. 1 2 3 Malaysia: Primary Care Doctors Organization Malaysia Archived 2007-07-14 at the Wayback Machine
  5. 1 2 3 UK: List of notifiable diseases
  6. 1 2 3 US: 2016 Nationally Notifiable Conditions from CDC (public domain resource)