Date of last revision/review: May 2008
Only confirmed cases of disease should be notified.
Type of surveillance
Routine case-by-case notification to the federal level.
Laboratory confirmation of infection with or without symptoms:
- isolation of Campylobacter sp.from an appropriate clinical specimen
Clinical illness in a person who is epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case
Further strain characterization is indicated for epidemiologic, public health and control purposes.
Clinical illness is characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain, malaise, fever, nausea and/or vomiting
A04.5 Campylobacter enteritis
Probable case definitions are provided as guidelines to assist with case finding and public health management, and are not for national notification purposes.
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