ARCHIVED - Salmonellosis

 


Nationally notifiable since 1958

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 clinical illness:

  • isolation of Salmonella sp. (excluding Salmonella typhi) from an appropriate clinical specimen (e.g. sterile site, deep tissue wounds, stool, vomit or urine)

3.2 Probable case

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

4.0 Laboratory Comments

Further strain characterization (e.g. serotyping, phage typing, PFGE typing) is indicated for epidemiologic, public health and control purposes.

5.0 Clinical Evidence

Clinical illness is characterized by headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, fever and sometimes vomiting. Asymptomatic infections may occur, and the organism may cause extra-intestinal infections.

6.0 ICD Code(s)

6.1 ICD-10 Code(s)

A01.1
Paratyphoid Fever A
A01.2
Paratyphoid Fever B
A01.3
Paratyphoid Fever C
A01.4
Paratyphoid Fever, unspecified Infection due to Salmonella paratyphi not otherwise specified (NOS)
A02
Other Salmonella infections (excluding S. typhi and S. paratyphi)
A02.0
Salmonella enteritis Salmonellosis
A02.1
Salmonella septicaemia
A02.2
Localized salmonella infections
A02.8
Other specified salmonella infections
A02.9
Salmonella infection, unspecified

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

002.1
Paratyphoid Fever A
002.2
Paratyphoid Fever B
002.3
Paratyphoid Fever C
002.4
Paratyphoid Fever, unspecified
003
Other Salmonella infections (excluding S. typhi and S. paratyphi)
003.0
Salmonella gastroenteritis Salmonellosis
003.1
Salmonella septicemia
003.2
Localized Salmonella infections
003.8
Other specified Salmonella infections
003.9
Salmonella infection, unspecified

7.0 Type of International Reporting

8.0 Comments

Includes S. Paratyphi (paratyphoid fever)

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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