Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/303449
Title:
Case definitions for notifiable diseases
Authors:
Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)
Publisher:
Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)
Issue Date:
2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/303449
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The 1947 Health Act entitles the Minister for Health to specify by regulation the diseases that are infectious diseases and covered by legislation (so-called notifiable diseases). The Principal Regulations are the Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981. The regulations require that a medical practitioner and a clinical director of a diagnostic laboratory, in notifying infectious diseases, shall have regard to the case definitions for infectious diseases circulated by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC). Case definition means the set of clinical or microbiological characteristics by which a case of infectious disease is defined. HPSC is responsible for maintaining, updating and circulating the case definitions. This document sets out the case definitions for the notifiable diseases listed in the Schedule to the Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 452 of 2011), which came into operation on 21 September 2011. The list of notifiable diseases is contained in the Appendix
Keywords:
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE; INFECTION CONTROL

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorHealth Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-15T09:11:28Z-
dc.date.available2013-10-15T09:11:28Z-
dc.date.issued2012-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/303449-
dc.descriptionThe 1947 Health Act entitles the Minister for Health to specify by regulation the diseases that are infectious diseases and covered by legislation (so-called notifiable diseases). The Principal Regulations are the Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981. The regulations require that a medical practitioner and a clinical director of a diagnostic laboratory, in notifying infectious diseases, shall have regard to the case definitions for infectious diseases circulated by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC). Case definition means the set of clinical or microbiological characteristics by which a case of infectious disease is defined. HPSC is responsible for maintaining, updating and circulating the case definitions. This document sets out the case definitions for the notifiable diseases listed in the Schedule to the Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 452 of 2011), which came into operation on 21 September 2011. The list of notifiable diseases is contained in the Appendixen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC)en_GB
dc.subjectCOMMUNICABLE DISEASEen_GB
dc.subjectINFECTION CONTROLen_GB
dc.titleCase definitions for notifiable diseasesen_GB
dc.typeReporten
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