EU case definitions

case definition

Diseases preventable by vaccination

Sexually transmitted diseases

Viral hepatitis

Food- and waterborne diseases and diseases of environmental origin

Diseases transmitted by non-conventional agents

Airborne diseases

Zoonoses (other than those listed above)

Serious imported diseases

 Vector-borne diseases

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 Decision 2012/506/EU on 8 August 2012 amending 2002/253/EC.

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