notifiable disease

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a serious infectious disease of plants, animals or people that has to be officially reported so that steps can be taken to stop it spreading

Health Economics

  • (written as Notifiable Disease)
    A disease, usually infectious or contagious, whose occurrence is required by law to be made known to a health officer or local government authority.

Medical

  • noun a serious infectious disease which, in the UK, has to be reported by a doctor to the Department of health so that steps can be taken to stop it spreading
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