Interim surveillance case definitions for reporting in EU

During outbreaks, ECDC issues draft interim case definitions for surveillance, to support classifying cases for epidemiological reporting in EU.

Case definition for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as of 3 December 2020

Ebola virus disease ad hoc case definition for reporting in the EU


Interim surveillance case definition for influenza A/H5N1 in humans in the EU

Technical report -

Case definition for surveillance of Zika virus infection

EU case definition: HUS caused by epidemic strain Shiga toxin 2-producing Escherichia Coli


EU protocol for case detection, laboratory diagnosis and environmental testing of Mycobacterium chimaera infections potentially associated with heater-cooler units: case definition and environmental testing methodology

Technical guidance -