Recommended Updates to Schedules 2 to 4 of the HPTA

From: Public Health Agency of Canada

The Advisory Committee on Human Pathogens and Toxins (AC-HPT) was consulted on the proposed amendments to Schedules 2 to 4 to the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act.  The recommendations of the AC-HPT were provided to the Minister of Health on April 14, 2017.

Schedule 2 - Risk Group 2 Human Pathogens

Bacteria

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

Actinobacillus ureae

Actinomyces israelii

Aerococcus urinae

Aeromonas hydrophila

Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans

Bacteroides fragilis

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Bordetella parapertussis

Bordetella pertussis

Borrelia burgdorferi

Campylobacter jejuni

Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Citrobacter freundii

Clostridium botulinum

Clostridium perfringens

Clostridium tetani

Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Enterococcus faecium

Escherichia coli

Fusobacterium necrophorum

Haemophilus influenzae

Haemophilus parainfluenzae

Helicobacter pylori

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Legionella pneumophila

Leptospira interrogans

Listeria monocytogenes

Moraxella catarrhalis

Mycobacterium avium

Mycobacterium leprae

Mycobacterium smegmatis

Mycoplasma genitalium

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Neisseria meningitidis

Pasteurella multocida

Porphyromonas gingivalis

Proteus mirabilis

Proteus vulgaris

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Rickettsia akari

Rickettsia conorii

Salmonella enterica

Serratia marcescens

Shigella dysenteriae

Shigella flexneri

Shigella sonnei

Sphingobacterium faecium

Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus saprophyticus

Streptococcus agalactiae

Streptococcus pyogenes

Treponema pallidum

Ureaplasma urealyticum

Vibrio cholerae

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Viruses

Colorado tick fever virus

Cowpox virus

Epstein-Barr virus

Hepatovirus A

Hepatitis B virus

Hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis delta virus

Hepatitis E virus

Human alphaherpesvirus 1 and 2 (Simplexvirus)

Human betaherpesvirus 5 (Cytomegalovirus)

Human betaherpesvirus 6A, 6B, and 7 (Roseolovirus)

Human gammaherpesvirus 8 (Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus)

Measles virus

Molluscum contagiosum virus

Mumps virus

Newcastle disease virus

Norwalk virus

Alphapapillomavirus

Human parainfluenza virus 1 to 4

Rotavirus A

Human respiratory syncytial virus

Rhinovirus A to C

Semliki Forest virus

Sendai virus

Vaccinia virus

Zika virus

Fungi

Aspergillus fumigatus

Candida albicans

Cryptococcus neoformans

Epidermophyton floccosum

Microsporum audouinii

Microsporum canis

Microsporum ferrugineum

Penicillium marneffei

Sporothrix schenckii

Trichophyton concentricum

Trichophyton rubrum

Trichophyton schoenleinii

Trichophyton tonsurans

Protozoa / Protozoaires

Acanthamoeba castellanii

Giardia intestinalis

Leishmania aethiopica

Leishmania braziliensis

Leishmania chagasi

Leishmania donovani

Leishmania guyanensis

Leishmania infantum

Leishmania panamensis

Plasmodium falciparum

Shistosoma mansoni

Toxoplasma gondii

Trypanosoma brucei gambiense

Trypanosoma brucei rhodiense

Trypanosoma cruzi

Prions / Prions

Schedule 3 - Risk Group 3 Human Pathogens

Bacteria

Bacillus anthracis

Brucella abortus

Brucella melitensis

Burkholderia mallei

Burkholderia pseudomallei

Chlamydophila psittaci

Coxiella burnetii

Francisella tularensis

Mycobacterium africanum

Mycobacterium bovis

Mycobacterium microti

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Orientia tsutsugamushi

Rickettsia japonica

Rickettsia prowazekii

Rickettsia rickettsii

Rickettsia typhi

Yersinia pestis

Viruses

Chikungunya virus

Eastern equine encephalitis virus

Hantaan hantavirus

Human immunodeficiency virus 1 and 2

Japanese encephalitis virus

Louping ill virus

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis mammarenavirus

Monkeypox virus

Mucambo virus

Murray Valley encephalitis virus

Powassan virus

Rabies lyssavirus

Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus

St. Louis encephalitis virus

Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

Western equine encephalitis virus

West Nile Virus

Yellow fever virus

Fungi

Ajellomyces (Blastomyces) dermatitidis

Cladophialophora bantiana

Coccidioides immitis

Coccidioides posadasii

Cryptococcus gattii

Histoplasma capsulatum

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Protozoa
Prions

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy agent

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agent

Kuru agent

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease agent

Schedule 4 - Risk Group 4 Human Pathogens 

Viruses

Alkhumra virus

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic nairovirus

Ebolaviruses

Guanarito mammarenavirus

Hendra virus

Macacine alphaherpesvirus 1

Junin mammarenavirus

Kyasanur Forest disease virus

Lassa mammarenavirus

Machupo mammarenavirus

Marburgvirus

Nipah virus

Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus

Sabia mammarenavirus

Tick-borne encephalitis virus

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