List of Reportable Diseases
Pennsylvania Department of Health 

(PA Code, Title 28, Chapter 27 | Updates 1 & 2 requiring electronic reporting.)

 
1.    AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) $
2.    Amebiasis
3.    Animal bite #
4.    Anthrax #
5.    An unusual cluster of isolates
6.    Arboviruses (includes Colorado tick fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, dengue, Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, West Nile virus infection, Yellow fever, et al.) #
7.    Botulism (all forms) #
8.    Brucellosis
9.    Campylobacteriosis
10.  Cancer ^
11.  CD4 T-lymphocyte test result with a count <200 cells/microliter, or a CD4 T-lymphocyte % of <14% of total lymphocytes $
12.  Chancroid
13.  Chickenpox (Varicella) 
14.  Chlamydia trachomatis infections
15.  Cholera #
16.  Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) (<5y/old)
17.  Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
18.  Cryptosporidiosis
19.  Diphtheria #
20.  Encephalitis (all types)
21.  Enterohemorrhagic E. coli (shiga toxin-producing E. coli or STEC) #  *
22.  Food poisoning outbreak #
23.  Galactosemia (<5y/old)
24.  Giardiasis
25.  Gonococcal infections
26.  Granuloma inguinale
27.  Guillain-Barre syndrome
28.  Haemophilus influenzae invasive disease #  *
29.  Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome #
30.  Hemorrhagic fever #
31.  Hepatitis, viral, acute and chronic cases
32.  Histoplasmosis
33.  HIV infection $
34.  Influenza (laboratory-confirmed only)
35.  Lead poisoning #
36.  Legionellosis #
37.  Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
38.  Leptospirosis
39.  Listeriosis
40.  Lyme disease
41.  Lymphogranuloma venereum
42.  Malaria
43.  Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) (<5y/old)
44.  Measles (Rubeola) #
45.  Meningitis (all types--not limited to invasive Haemophilus influenzae or Neisseria meningitidis)
46.  Meningococcal invasive disease #  *
47.  Mumps
48.  Perinatal exposure of a newborn to HIV
49.  Pertussis (whooping cough)
50.  Phenylketonuria (PKU) (<5y/old)
51.  Plague #
52.  Poliomyelitis #
53.  Primary congenital hypothyroidism (<5y/old)
54.  Psittacosis (ornithosis)
55.  Rabies #
56.  Respiratory syncytial virus
57.  Rickettsial diseases/infections (includes Anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Q fever, rickettsialpox, typhus, Ehrlichiosis)
58.  Rubella (German measles) and congenital rubella syndrome
59.  Salmonellosis  *
60.  Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) #
61.  Shigellosis  *
62.  Sickle cell hemoglobinopathies (<5y/old)
63.  Smallpox #
64.  Staphylococcal aureus, Vancomycin Resistant (VRSA) or Intermediate (VISA) invasive disease
65.  Streptococcal invasive disease (Group A)
66.  Streptococcus pneumoniae, drug resistant invasive disease
67.  Syphilis (all stages)
68.  Tetanus
69.  Toxic shock syndrome
70.  Toxoplasmosis
71.  Trichinosis
72.  Tuberculosis, suspected or confirmed active disease (all sites) including the results of drug susceptibility testing
73.  Tularemia
74. Typhoid fever #
 
For healthcare practitioners and healthcare facilities, all diseases are reportable within 5 work-days, unless otherwise noted.
 
#  Healthcare practitioners and healthcare facilities must report within 24 hours.
 
For clinical laboratories, all diseases are reportable by next work-day, unless otherwise noted.
 
$  Clinical laboratories must report within 5 days of obtaining the test result. 
*  In addition to reporting, clinical laboratories must also submit isolates to the state Laboratory within 5 work-days of isolation.
^  Hospitals, clinical laboratories, and healthcare facilities must report within 180 days.
 
BLUE  Not currently reportable via PA-NEDSS
 
Please note that certain broad categories such as #22 (Food Poisoning Outbreak) should be construed to mean all such illnesses, even if the etiology is either not otherwise listed here, or a specific etiology cannot be determined. Further, all disease outbreaks and/or unusual occurrences of disease are reportable within the Commonwealth. Finally, note that local jurisdictions may require reports of additional conditions not listed here within their jurisdictions.
 
Rev. 03/12