EU case definitions

case definition

Diseases

Anthrax

Avian influenza in humans

Botulism

Brucellosis

Campylobacteriosis

Chikungunya

Chlamydia infections

Cholera

Cryptosporidiosis

Dengue

Diphtheria

Echinococcosis

Giardiasis

Gonococcal infections

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

HIV infection

Infections with haemophilus influenza group B

Influenza including Influenza A(H1N1)

Invasive meningococcal disease

Invasive pneumococcal disease

Legionnaires’ disease

Leptospirosis

Listeriosis

Lyme neuroborreliosis

Malaria

Measles

Meningoccocal disease, invasive

Mumps

Pertussis

Plague

Pneumoccocal invasive diseases

Poliomyelitis

Q fever

Rabies

Rubella

Salmonellosis

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Shiga toxin /verocytotoxin -producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC)

Shigellosis

Smallpox

Syphilis

Tetanus

Tick-borne encephalitis

Toxoplasmosis

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Trichinosis

Tuberculosis 

Tularaemia

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob’s disease

Viral haemorrhagic fevers 

West Nile virus infection

Yellow fever

Yersinosis

Zika virus disease

Special health issues 

 
Disclaimer: The terminology used in the list above may differ from the one in the case definitions and the one currently in use by ECDC. The list of diseases and their case definitions are based on the Commission Implementing Decision on the communicable diseases and related special health issues to be covered by epidemiological surveillance – Annex 1  (replacing Commission Decision No 2000/96/EC).

Page last updated 3 Jul 2018