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Notifiable disease reporting

Under the South Australian Public Health Act 2011, medical practitioners and diagnostic laboratories are required to notify SA Health of cases (including deaths) suspected of having or diagnosed with specified infections or diseases. These infections or diseases are commonly referred to as 'notifiable conditions’.

Please note that conditions listed below with a telephone number require urgent notification by phoning the Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) 24 hours, 7 days a week on 1300 232 272.

All infections should be notified within three days of suspecting or confirming a diagnosis.

Notifiable disease - purple form
Notifiable diseases

Notify Online

Download Notifiable diseases form (PDF 74KB)

Notifiable disease - orange form
Sexually transmitted diseases

Download Sexually transmitted diseases form (PDF 623KB)

Notifiable disease - green form
Hepatitis B

Download Hepatitis B form (PDF 599KB)

Notifiable disease - Blue form
Hepatitis C

Download Hepatitis form (PDF 736KB)

How to notify

Most notifiable conditions can be reported quickly and easily online using the purple form.

Conditions listed below with a telephone icon (☎) require urgent telephone notification to 1300 232 272 (24/7)

Alternatively, download the PDF version of the form (PDF 74KB) and return to:

  • Fax: (08) 8226 7187
  • Post : CDCB, Reply Paid 6, GPO Box 6 Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000
  • Telephone: 1300 232 272 during business hours only, Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm

For sexually transmitted diseases and blood borne viruses download and complete the orange form above and return to:

  • Fax: (08) 8226 7187
  • Post : CDCB, Reply Paid 6, GPO Box 6 Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000
  • Telephone: 1300 232 272, during business hours - Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm

For tuberculosis and other mycobacterial infections download the purple medical notification form (PDF 74KB), complete below and return to:

  • Fax: SA Tuberculosis Services on (08) 8222 5398
  • Telephone: (08) 8222 5483, during business hours, Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm

For more information contact the Communicable Disease Control Branch on 1300 232 272, (8.30 am to 5.00 pm), or email HealthCommunicableDiseases@sa.gov.au.

For more information about notification and the legal requirements, see the fact sheet for health professionals (PDF 2MB).

The following conditions are notifiable in South Australia

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Notifiable conditions (PDF 70KB)

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Further information contact the Communicable Disease Control Branch

Phone: 1300 232 272
Fax: (08) 8226 7187
Post: CDCB Reply Paid 6, GPO Box 6 Rundle Mall, South Australia 5000
Email: HealthCommunicableDiseases@sa.gov.au

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