Reportable Diseases

STD Reporting

Reporting of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) – Not Including HIV For reports of STDs, please complete both the general section of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 1140 morbidity report and the STD specific section below it. Maryland law and regulation require reporting of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia by both laboratories and health care […]

HIV and AIDS Reporting

HIV and AIDS: Reportable Conditions According to the 1999 Surveillance Definition (ALL AGES) Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), including CD4+ lymphocyte count and viral load, are reportable by name under Subtitle 18 of this title and COMAR 10.18.02. All persons who are HIV-infected should be reported by name. Persons who are […]

Tuberculosis Reporting

Reporting of Tuberculosis – Confirmed or Suspected Tuberculosis and suspected tuberculosis should be reported immediately to the TB Program at 410-222-7256.  Report tuberculosis confirmed by culture and report suspected tuberculosis, as indicated by: Laboratory confirmed acid-fast bacillus on smear; Abnormal chest radiograph suggestive of active tuberculosis; Laboratory confirmed biopsy report consistent with active tuberculosis; or […]

Outbreak Reporting

Definitions of an Outbreak: Foodborne disease outbreak – Two or more epidemiologically related cases of illness following consumption of a common food item or items, or one case of the following: Botulism Fish poisoning such as Ciguatera poisoning Cholera Scombroid poisoning Mushroom poisoning Paralytic shellfish poisoning Trichinosis Any other neurotoxic shellfish poisoning Three or more cases of […]

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