Register January 2009 No. 637
Chapter DHS 145
APPENDIX A
Communicable Diseases and Other Notifiable Conditions
CATEGORY I:
The following diseases are of urgent public health importance and shall be reported IMMEDIATELY by telephone or fax to the patient's local health officer upon identification of a case or suspected case. In addition to the immediate report, complete and mail an Acute and Communicable Diseases Case Report (DOH 4151) to the address on the form, or enter the data into the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System, within 24 hours. Public health intervention is expected as indicated. See s. DHS 145.04 (3) (a).
Any illness caused by an agent that is foreign, exotic or unusual to Wisconsin, and that has public health implications4
Anthrax1,4,5
Botulism1,4
Botulism, infant1,2,4
Cholera1,3,4
Diphtheria1,3,4,5
Haemophilus influenzae invasive disease,(including epiglottitis)1,2,3,5
Hantavirus infection1,2,4,5
Hepatitis A1,2,3,4,5
Measles1,2,3,4,5
Meningococcal disease1,2,3,4,5
Outbreaks, foodborne or waterborne1,2,3,4
Outbreaks, suspected, of other acute or occupationally-related diseases
Pertussis (whooping cough)1,2,3,4,5
Plague1,4,5
Poliovirus infection (paralytic or nonparalytic)1,4,5
Rabies (human)1,4,5
Ricin toxin4,5
Rubella1,2,4,5
Rubella (congenital syndrome)1,2,5
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-associated Coronavirus (SARS-CoV)1,2,3,4
Smallpox4,5
Tuberculosis1,2,3,4,5
Vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) infection1,4,5
Yellow fever1,4
CATEGORY II:
The following diseases shall be reported to the local health officer on an Acute and Communicable Disease Case Report (DOH 4151) or by other means or by entering the data into the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System within 72 hours of the identification of a case or suspected case. See s. DHS 145.04 (3) (b).
Arboviral disease1,2,4
Babesiosis4,5
Blastomycosis5
Brucellosis1,4
Campylobacteriosis (campylobacter infection)3,4
Chancroid1,2
Chlamydia trachomatis infection2,4,5
Cryptosporidiosis1,2,3,4
Cyclosporiasis1,4,5
Ehrlichiosis (anaplasmosis)1,5
E. coli 0157:H7, other Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), enteropathogenic E. coli, enteroinvasive E. coli, and enterotoxigenic E. coli.1,2,3,4
Giardiasis3,4
Gonorrhea1,2,4,5
Hemolytic uremic syndrome1,2,4
Hepatitis B1,2,3,4,5
Hepatitis C1,2
Hepatitis D2,3,4,5
Hepatitis E3,4
Histoplasmosis5
Influenza-associated pediatric death1
Influenza A virus infection, novel subtypes
Kawasaki disease2
Legionellosis1,2,4
Leprosy (Hansen Disease)1,2,3,4,5
Leptospirosis4
Listeriosis2,4
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