Resources for Public Health Officials
Case Definition and Report Forms
- Plague Surveillance Case Definition (1996)
- Plague Case Report Form Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 pages] (for public health officials’ use)
Note: Surveillance case definitions establish uniform criteria for disease reporting and should not be used as the sole criteria for establishing clinical diagnoses, determining the standard of care necessary for a particular patient, setting guidelines for quality assurance, or providing standards for reimbursement.