Check the list of ‘communicable diseases’ that must be reported for epidemiological surveillance. Revised version on 1 February 2023

The Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has published the “List of communicable diseases that must be reported for epidemiological surveillance according to the Communicable Diseases Act BE 2023) by categorizing the disease into 3 groups big:

1. dangerous infectious disease 13 a disease Request immediate reports of suspected cases through preliminary notification to the provincial communicable disease committee without waiting for a final diagnosis from a doctor and they do not have to wait for the ICD-10 code to sign

These include plague, smallpox, Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever, West Nile fever, yellow fever, Lassa fever, and Nipah virus infection. Marburg virus infection Ebola virus disease Hendra virus infection Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS Very severe multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

2. Diseases that must be monitored and reported to the reporting system 506 57 disease code divided into

Gastrointestinal diseases and water These include cholera, food poisoning, and Shigella dysentery. Dysentery or amoebic dysentery Typhoid or typhoid fever paratyphoid fever or paratyphoid fever Liverworm, botulism, mushroom food poisoning acute viral hepatitis acute hepatitis E

respiratory tract infections These include the flu, pneumonia or pneumonia. 2019 coronavirus disease

Vaccination Preventable Infectious Diseases including rubella-rubella fever with chickenpox or chickenpox complications, polio, measles without complications measles with complications, diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, Japanese encephalitis, mumps, tetanus in newborns Congenital rubella fever

Infectious diseases of the central nervous system group including meningococcal disease encephalitis meningitis is without specifying details

A group of infectious diseases transmitted by insects. These include dengue fever, dengue shock, malaria, scrub typhus, dengue fever, joint pain, mosquito bites. Zika virus infection

a group of sexually transmitted diseases These include syphilis, congenital syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. canker venereal disease of the glands and lymphatic vessels genital and rectal herpes Genital and rectal warts Acute Hepatitis B Acute Hepatitis C Acute Hepatitis D

contact an infectious disease group including foot and mouth melioidosis Enterovirus, smallpox, monkey fever

animal-to-human disease These include rabies or hydrophobia. Leptospirosis, anthrax, trichinosis Infection Streptococcus suis brucellosis, bird flu

3. Surveillance syndrome (reported as the number of patients) The data was reported in the form of data that counted the number of patients by symptom group receiving services at the hospital, using ICD-10 as a variable for counting numbers from a database’ the hospital.

It includes the following diseases: acute diarrhea Viral conjunctivitis Acute flaccid muscle paralysis Adverse Events after Immunization Fever of unknown cause Fever caused by a viral infection

However, at the end of the publication, a comment states that diseases excluded from reporting 506, namely tuberculosis of all systems and leprosy, must be reported as a patient register in the Department’s database. disease control

parasitic meningitis, scarlet fever, other unspecified sexually transmitted diseases, leishmaniasis, and elephantiasis. Patients should be investigated according to the criteria for case investigation, such as clusters of cases or new known diseases in the area and report them as an unusual epidemiological event.

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