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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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All public and private physicians, allied medical personnel, hospitals, health facilities, workplaces, schools, prisons, ports, airports, establishments, communities, other government agencies, and non-government organizations are required to accurately and immediately report notifiable diseases and health events.
Will making TB a notifiable disease really help us reach these unreached populations - is a big question to which we see no clear answer.
Other diseases reported on a weekly basis during 1946 included amebiasis, murine typhus fever, and tularemia; during the past 10 years, these three conditions were deleted from the nationally notifiable disease list and are no longer routinely reported to CDC.
To improve the usability, availability, quality, and timeliness of surveillance data as part of the CDC Surveillance Strategy (1), CDC will provide users a convenient way to access notifiable infectious and noninfectious disease data through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) website.
The federal government's notifiable disease database from 1990 to 2002 is a compilation of selected information from individual provincial databases and includes patient age and sex for each report but no malaria species or country of acquisition (Carole Scott [Division of Disease Surveillance, Health Canada], pers.
'Indeed it may increase the risk of introducing a notifiable disease if the grower knows there is the fall-back of compensation.'
Birmingham GP John Crosland said he felt the number of isolation beds in the UK was insufficient to cope and said Sars should be made a notifiable disease.
MINISTERS were last night weighing up the need to declare Sars a notifiable disease, giving them sweeping powers to detain suspected sufferers to stop the virus spreading.
Shadow health secretary Liam Fox called for the deadly respiratory bug to be made a notifiable disease - alongside such conditions as cholera and smallpox.
The move came after preliminary test results showed that six animals in the single suspect herd may have the notifiable disease, which causes abortions in cattle.