Salmonellosis Case Definition

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

Page last updated: 01 January 2016

Version Status Last reviewed Endorsement date Implementation date

Revised to reflect the creation of a separate case definition for paratyphoid.

CDWG August 2015 CDNA October 2015 1 January 2016
1.0 Initial CDNA case definition (2004)

Salmonellosis Case Definition


Only confirmed cases should be notified.

Confirmed case

A confirmed case requires laboratory definitive evidence only.

Laboratory definitive evidence

Isolation or detection of Salmonella species (excluding serotypes captured under the case definitions for typhoid and paratyphoid).

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