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notifiable

1. denoting certain infectious diseases of humans, such as smallpox and tuberculosis, outbreaks of which must be reported to the public health authorities
2. denoting certain infectious diseases of animals, such as BSE, foot-and-mouth disease, and rabies, outbreaks of which must be reported to the appropriate veterinary authority
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In 1879, a specific Congressional appropriation was made for collecting and publishing reports of these notifiable diseases.
Rabies falls within a group of diseases known as notifiable diseases.
South Africa plans to make AIDS a notifiable disease.
Furthermore, because CJD is least accurately diagnosed early in the course of the illness, notifiable disease surveillance diagnoses of C]D would more likely be less accurate than mortality surveillance diagnoses of CJD.
It is a notifiable disease and if a case is reported to us appropriate action will be taken immediately.
Anyone noting deaths in carp or carp hybrids, with signs of disease similar to those above, or have suspicion of notifiable disease in any aquatic animal, should immediately contact the FHI.
Because it is a notifiable disease - so required by law to be reported - the new system would automatically feed information about tested cattle back to a central database.
The exercise will simulate a UK scale outbreak of Classical Swine Fever (CSF) to test existing plans and policies for the control and eradication of this exotic notifiable disease.
Tuberculosis is a nationally notifiable disease in Australia, with medical practitioners and testing laboratories legally required to report all tuberculosis cases in all Australian states and territories.
As H1N1 is not a notifiable disease in poultry, there will be no formal investigation into the cause, said Defra.
It has been a notifiable disease only since July, and although it has not been reported in Ireland before, it is understood that a previous incursion did take place.
C-diff only became a notifiable disease in May, but since then there have been 780 recorded cases, or 52 a week.