Bureau of Infectious Disease
June 2006

Cover Letter pdf format of    Cover Letter  rtf format of Cover Letter

Introduction pdf format of    Introduction  rtf format of Introduction

  • Purpose of "Guide to Surveillance, Reporting and Control"
  • Organization of the Bureau of Communicable Disease Control
  • The Massachusetts Reportable Disease Surveillance System
  • Content of Each Disease Chapter
  • Other Reference Materials - How To Obtain Them
  • Contact Information - Bureau of Communicable Disease Control
  • Local Board of Health Reporting Timeline
  • Health Care Provider Reporting Timeline
  • Laboratory Reporting Timeline
  • Authorization for Access to Medical Records Memorandum

Disease Chapters

Note: Please note that MDPH does not publish case report forms and other worksheets in the online version of the Guide (Text in chapters may indicate the contrary). Local Boards of Health should call 617-983-6801 for assistance in obtaining copies.

Note: Some chapters contain information on more than one disease or syndrome (e.g.,Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers).


Chapters A-C

Chapters D-G

Chapters H-K

Chapters L-O

Chapters P-R

Chapters S-Z

This information is provided by the Department of Public Health.