ARCHIVED - Campylobacteriosis


Nationally notifiable since 1986

1.0 National Notification

Only confirmed cases of disease should be notified.

2.0 Type of Surveillance

Routine case-by-case notification to the federal level.

3.0 Case Classification

3.1 Confirmed case

Laboratory confirmation of infection with or without symptoms:

  • isolation of Campylobacter sp. from an appropriate clinical specimen

3.2 Probable case

Clinical illness in a person who is epidemiologically linked to a confirmed case

4.0 Laboratory Comments

Further strain characterization is indicated for epidemiologic, public health and control purposes.

5.0 Clinical Evidence

Clinical illness is characterized by diarrhea, abdominal pain, malaise, fever, nausea and/or vomiting

6.0 ICD Code(s)

6.1 ICD-10 Code(s)

Campylobacter enteritis

6.2 ICD-9/ICD-9CM Code(s)


7.0 Type of International Reporting


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

9.0 References

Date of Last Revision/Review:

May 2008

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