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WV Reportable Disease Manual

Disease Reporting: Notifiable Conditions from the West Virginia Reportable Disease Manual (WV Code 16-3-1; 64 CSR 7)

Reporting of the following communicable diseases is required by state law as follows:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

Notifiable Condition When to Report How to Report
Providers
Links in this column are to PDF forms.
Laboratories
Links in this columan are to PDF forms.
Local Health Departments
Links in this column take users to WVEDSS.
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AIDS Within 1 week to 304.558.6460 or 304.558.6461     Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report
Animal Bites Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Animal Bite Report   WVEDSS
Anthrax Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS Anthrax Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A
Any unusual condition or emerging infectious disease Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS General Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card C WVEDSS
Arboviral Infection Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
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Bioterrorist Event Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. See Specific Agent (i.e., anthrax, botulism, plague, smallpox, etc) Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A See Specific Agent (i.e., anthrax, botulism, plague, smallpox, etc)
Botulism (Clostridium botulinum) Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS Botulism  Foodborne -Wound Case Report

WVEDSS Botulism Infant Case Report
Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card C
Brucellosis (Brucella abortus, B. melitensis,B. suis, B. canis) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDDS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A, B WVEDSS
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Campylobacteriosis (Campylobacter jejuni, C coli) Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDDS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A WVEDSS
Chancroid (Haemophilus ducreyi) Within 1 Week to the State Health Department at 1.800.642.8244. CDC Form VD-91 Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card CDC Form VD-91
Chickenpox (Varicella)
(Numerical totals only)
Within 1 week to local health department Influenza-Like Illness & Chickenpox Report Card (used for reporting weekly totals only)  

Influenza-Like Illness & Chickenpox Report Card (used for reporting weekly totals only)

Phone: (304) 558-5358 or (800) 423-1271
Fax: (304) 558-8736

Chlamydia trachomatis Within 1 Week to the State Health Department at 1.800.642.8244. CDC Form VD-91 Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card CDC Form VD-91
Cholera (Vibrio cholerae) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A, B WVEDSS
Community-aquired, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, invasive4. Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1, A WVEDSS
Cryptosporidiosis (Cryptosporidium parvum) Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Cyclospora infection Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
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Dengue Fever Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Diphtheria Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A WVEDSS
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Encephalitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Ehrlichiosis Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Tick-borne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Enterovirus (from laboratories) Within 1 Week to the State Health Department.      
Encephalitis, Arboviral Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Encephalitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
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Foodborne Outbreak Suspect or confirmed cases

immediately

to local health department by phone and follow up with written report.

Immediately

contact local health department by phone

Immediately

contact local health department by phone

Immediately

contact DIDE by phone at 1.800.423.1271 or 304.558.5358
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Giardiasis (Giardia lamblia) Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Gonococcal Conjunctivitis of the newborn (within 24 hours) Within 1 Week to the State Health Department. CDC Form VD-91   CDC Form VD-91
Gonococcal Disease (all other) Within 1 Week to the State Health Department. CDC Form VD-91   CDC Form VD-91
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Haemophilus Influenzae, Invasive Disease4 Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease (Neisseria Meningitidis, Haemophilus Influenzae, Group B Streptococcus) Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1, A WVEDSS
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Hantavirus Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, postdiarrheal Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Hepatitis A3, acute Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Hepatitis Case Report Positive IgM2 by copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Hepatitis B3, acute or perinatal Within 24 hours to local health department Hepatitis Acute and Chronic Case Report

Hepatitis Perinatal Virus Infection Case Report m
Positive anti-HBc IgM or HBsAg2 by copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Hepatitis C, acute

Within 1 week to DIDE

(304)558-5358 or (800)423-1271; fax: (304)-558-8736
WVEDSS Hepatitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Hepatitis C, chronic

1 week to DIDE

(304)558-5358 or (800)423-1271; fax: (304)-558-8736
Not applicable Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card
Hepatitis Delta3 Within 24 hours to local health department Hepatitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 2 WVEDSS
HIV (within 30 days) Within 1 Week to the State Health Department to 304.558.6460 or 304.558.6461. CDC Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report   CDC Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report
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Influenza (positive laboratory results by immunofluorescence,culture or PCR, only ) Within 1 Week

to DIDE

(304)-558-5358 or (800)423-1271

fax: (304)558-8736

 Not applicable  

Within 1 week to DIDE

(304)558-5358 or (800)423-1271

 fax: (304)558-8736

 Not applicable
Influenza-Like Illness
(Numerical totals only)
Within 1 week to local health department Influenza-Like Illness & Chickenpox Report Card (used for reporting weekly totals only)   Influenza-Like Illness & Chickenpox Report Card (used for reporting weekly totals only) fax: (304)-558-8736
Influenza-related death in an individual less than 18 years of age Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Influenza-Related Death Report   WVEDSS
Novel influenza infection, animal or human Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested WVEDSS Novel Influenza infection animal or human Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested WVEDSS
Intentional exposure to an infectious agent or biological toxin Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to DIDE by phone (304)558-5358 or (800)423-1271 and follow up with additional information as requested
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LaCrosse Encephalitis (California Group) Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Encephalitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Legionellosis Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Legionellosis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Leptospirosis Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS  Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes) Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A WVEDSS
Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) Within 1 week to local health department Lyme Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
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Malaria Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Malaria Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Meningococcal Disease, Invasive (Neisseria meningitidis) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease (Neisseria Meningitidis, Haemophilus Influenzae, Group B Streptococcus) Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Monkeypox Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A WVEDSS
Mumps Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Mumps Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card C WVEDSS
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Orthopox Infection

Smallpox

Monkeypox

See specific agent See specific agent See specific agent See specific agent
Outbreaks or cluster of any illness or condition, suspect or confirmed Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested  Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with additional information as requested  Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to DIDE by phone (304)558-5358 or (800)423-1271 and follow up with additional information as requested
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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Within 1 Week to the State Health Department.      
Pertussis (Whooping Cough Bordatella pertussis) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Pertussis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Plague (Yersinia pestis) Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS Plague Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card
Poliomyelitis Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Polio Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A, B WVEDSS
Psittacosis (Chlamydophila psittaci) Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
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Q-Fever(Coxiells burnetii) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
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Rabies, human Within 24 hours to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Rabies, animal Within 24 hours to local health department WV Office of Laboratory Services Rabies Test Submission Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WV Office of Laboratory Services Rabies Test Submission
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Tick-borne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Rubella (German measles) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Rubella Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Rubella Congenital Syndrome Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Rubella Congenital Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Rubeola (Measles) Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS Measles Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
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Salmonellosis4
(except Typhoid Fever)
Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1, A WVEDSS
SARS coronavirus infection Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report.

WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report

Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A, B

WVEDSS

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli2 Including but not limited to E. Coli 0157:H7 Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A WVEDSS
Shigellosis4
(Shigella dysenteriae, S. boydii, S. flexneri, S. sonnei)
Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1, A WVEDSS
Smallpox Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS Smallpox Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A
Staphylococcus aureus4 with glycopeptide-intermediate (GISA/VISA) or glycopeptide-resistant (GRSA/VRSA) susceptibilities Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1, A WVEDSS
St. Louis Encephalitis Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Encephalitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Streptococcal Disease, Invasive Group A4 and/or Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome (S. pyogenes) Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease Group A & Toxic Shock Syndrom Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1 WVEDSS
Streptococcal Disease, Invasive Group B Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease (Neisseria Meningitidis, Haemophilus Influenzae, Group B Streptococcus) Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease Group A & Toxic Shock Syndrom Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1 WVEDSS
Streptococcus pneumoniae4, invasive disease Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Invasive Bacterial Disease All Streptococcus pneumoniae Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card 1, A WVEDSS
Syphilis -- primary, secondary, early latent, congenital (within 24 hours) Within 1 Week to the State Health Department at 1.800.642.8244. CDC Form VD-91   CDC Form VD-91
Syphilis
(late latent, late symptomatic, or neurosyphilis)
Within 1 Week to the State Health Department at 1.800.642.8244. CDC Form VD-91   CDC Form VD-91
Syndromic Surveillance Daily, by real-time electronic reporting. See Protocol Not Applicable. Not Applicable.
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Tetanus (Clostridium tetani) Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Tetanus Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Toxic Shock Syndrome Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Toxic Shock Syndrome Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Trichinosis Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
Tuberculosis4, all forms Within 24 hours to local health department Individual Tuberculosis Report Copy of Lab Report Individual Tuberculosis Report
Tuberculosis Latent Infection5
(In the last 2 years or any positive in a child < 5 years old)
Within 1 week to local health department Tuberculosis Record (LTBI-Reporting Form)   Tuberculosis Record (LTBI-Reporting Form)
Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. Tularemia Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card
Typhoid Fever (Salmonella typhi) Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers1 Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B
Vibriosis (non-cholera) Within 72 hours to the local health department WVEDSS Vibriosis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card WVEDSS
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Waterborne Outbreak Suspect or confirmed cases immediately to local health department by phone and follow up with written report. Immediately contact local health department by phone Immediately contact local health department by phone Immediately contact DIDE by phone at 1.800.423.1271 or 304.558.5358
West Nile Virus Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Encephalitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
Western Equine Encephalitis Within 1 week to local health department WVEDSS Arboviral Encephalitis Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card B WVEDSS
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Yellow Fever Within 24 hours to local health department WVEDSS General Case Investigation Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A, B WVEDSS
Yersinia Enterocolitica (Yersinia pestis) Within 72 hours to local health department WVEDSS Foodborne Disease Case Report Copy of lab report or DIDE Yellow Card A WVEDSS
1 Including filoviruses such as Ebola and Marburg and arenaviruses such as Lassa fever
2 Including but not limited to E coli O157:H7
3 Including results of hepatitis A and B serologies, transaminase levels and bilirubin
4 Including results of susceptibility testing
5 (limited to persons with a positive Mantoux tuberculin skin test conversion in the last two years or any positve Mantoux tuberculin skin test in a child less than 5 years of age)
A Submit an isolate to the Office of Laboratory Services for further testing or confirmation
B Submit a serologic specimen to the Office of Laboratory Services for further testing or confirmation
CConsult DIDE regarding laboratory confirmation: 1.800.423.1271 or 304.558.5358

 

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