Paratyphoid Case Definition

This document contains the case definitions for paratyphoid which is nationally notifiable within Australia. This definition should be used to determine whether a case should be notified.

Page last updated: 11 March 2016

Version Status Last reviewed Endorsement date Implementation date
1.0 Initial CDNA case definition (2015)

Paratyphoid Case Definition

Reporting

Only confirmed cases should be notified.

Confirmed case

A confirmed case requires laboratory definitive evidence only.

Laboratory definitive evidence

Isolation or detection of Salmonella Paratyphi A or S. Paratyphi B (excluding S. Paratyphi B biovar Java) or S. Paratyphi C.

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