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Health Protection and Promotion Act

ONTARIO REGULATION 558/91

SPECIFICATION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Consolidation Period:  From November 6, 2008 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment:  O. Reg. 390/08.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

1. The following diseases are specified as communicable diseases for the purposes of the Act:

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Amebiasis

Anthrax

Botulism

Brucellosis

Campylobacter enteritis

Chancroid

Chickenpox (Varicella)

Chlamydia trachomatis infections

Cholera

Clostridium difficile associated disease (CDAD) outbreaks in public hospitals

Cytomegalovirus infection, congenital

Diphtheria

Encephalitis, primary viral

Food poisoning, all causes

Gastroenteritis, institutional outbreaks

Giardiasis

Gonorrhoea

Group A Streptococcal disease, invasive

Haemophilus influenzae b disease, invasive

Hemorrhagic fevers, including,

i. Ebola virus disease

ii. Marburg virus disease

iii. Other viral causes

Hepatitis, viral,

i. Hepatitis A

ii. Hepatitis B

iii. Hepatitis D (Delta hepatitis)

iv. Hepatitis C

Influenza

Lassa Fever

Legionellosis

Leprosy

Listeriosis

Lyme Disease

Malaria

Measles

Meningitis, acute,

i. bacterial

ii. viral

iii. other

Meningococcal disease, invasive

Mumps

Ophthalmia neonatorum

Paratyphoid Fever

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Plague

Pneumococcal disease, invasive

Poliomyelitis, acute

Psittacosis/Ornithosis

Q Fever

Rabies

Respiratory infection outbreaks in institutions

Rubella

Rubella, congenital syndrome

Salmonellosis

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Shigellosis

Smallpox

Syphilis

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy, including,

i. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, all types

ii. Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker Syndrome

iii. Fatal Familial Insomnia

iv. Kuru

Trichinosis

Tuberculosis

Tularemia

Typhoid Fever

Verotoxin-producing E. coli infections

West Nile Virus Illness

Yellow Fever

Yersiniosis

O. Reg. 558/91, s. 1; O. Reg. 204/95, s. 1; O. Reg. 380/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 431/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 80/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 97/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 364/06, s. 1; O. Reg. 305/08, s. 1; O. Reg. 390/08, s. 1.

2. Omitted (revokes other Regulations).  O. Reg. 558/91, s. 2.

 

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