The BCCDC regularly updates the guidelines in this manual to reflect current best practice.
Guidelines for Geographic Attribution of Communicable Disease Cases for Surveillance Reporting Purposes: Who Reports What?
Provincial Case Definitions for Reportable Conditions
Provincial Minimum DatasetsDisease-Specific Provincial Surveillance Forms
- The data elements collected on disease-specific provincial surveillance forms include the data elements collected for all communicable diseases, those collected for vaccine preventable diseases (if appropriate), as well as any disease-specific variables required. Together these form the minimum dataset for each disease. Those variables required for provincial reporting are noted on the provincial surveillance forms with an asterisk (*).
Guidelines for Enteric Disease Surveillance
- Diseases requiring individual case follow-up
- Timeframes for initial contact