National case definition: Brucellosis

Date of last revision/review: May 2008

National notification

Only confirmed cases of disease should be notified.

Type of surveillance

Routine case-by-case notification to the federal level

Case classification

Confirmed case

Clinical illness with laboratory confirmation of infection:

Probable case

Clinical evidence

Clinical illness characterized by acute or insidious onset of fever, night sweats, undue fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, headache and arthralgia.

ICD code(s)

ICD-10 code(s)

ICD 9 code(s)


Probable case definitions are provided as guidelines to assist with case finding and public health management, and are not for national notification purposes.

Page details

Date modified: