paragraph 1 of this regulation are given supplementary regulations to the
Act (2004:168). The expressions and names
used in the Ordinance have the same meaning as in the Act.
section 2 of the communicable diseases, in addition to allmänfarliga diseases,
which shall be notifiable and therefore shall be notified
in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2. section 5 of the Act (2004:168)
set out in annex 1 to this regulation.
section 3 a notification under Chapter 2. section 5 of the Act (2004:168)
shall be made in writing no later than the day following the date on which
is obliged to notify
-suspected or actual cases of contagious disease, or
-suspected or found the infectious agent of such disease in the analysis
in a laboratory that performs microbiological Diagnostics.
If the person is required to notify suspects that several
patients have been infected by the same notifiable disease
He shall, through phone calls or in any other similar way,
immediately inform the infectious diseases Center about this.
If a notification under paragraph 4 of Chapter 2. section 5 of the Act (2004:168)
case of a disease referred to in annex 2 to this regulation
should such a task as described in Chapter 2. 6 § 1 and 2
Act not to be provided in the notification. Notification shall be in
Instead, in addition to what is stated in Chapter 2. 6 § 3-5
Act, include information on the first two and the
last four digits of the infection or suspected infection
social security number or co-ordination number and if his or her
Home County. If the infected or suspected belong to a
Group that is or might be at risk shall be specified
in the notification. Few other details of the infected person's identity must
not be provided in the notification.
section 5 of the public health agency may provide for
1. notification pursuant to Chapter 2. section 5 of the Act (2004:168),
2. the information referred to in Chapter 2. 6 § 5 Act,
3. exemption from the notification requirement under Chapter 2. paragraph 5 of the
Act in respect of certain disease,
4. exemption from the notification requirement under Chapter 2. paragraph 5 of the
Act in terms of to whom the notification shall be made,
5. exemption from the notification requirement under Chapter 2. paragraph 5 of the
Act in respect of the requirement for notification
without delay, and
6. except for the task in the notification referred to in Chapter 2. 6 §
Act on the specific disease. Regulation (2015:159).
Preparation and presentation of notifications
section 6 of the public health agency should continuously gather and
evaluating notifications to the Agency pursuant to Chapter 2. paragraph 5 of the
Act (2004:168) and on request from
The National Board of health and social care, Inspection or other
authorities in disease control provide such
information. The public health agency, also with the appropriate
intervals send out statements with such information
the relevant authorities, doctors and vets.
Smittspårnings notifiable diseases
section 7 of the public health authority may provide for the
infectious diseases, in addition to the allmänfarliga diseases,
listed in annex 1 to this Regulation shall be
smittspårnings commit and thus should be subject to
contact tracing as prescribed in Chapter 3. section 4 first
subparagraph Act (2004:168). Regulation (2015:159).
National vaccination programme
7 a of the National vaccination programme shall comprise the infectious
diseases referred to in annex 3. Regulation (2012:622).
7 b of the public health agency should follow developments in
vaccines area and annually on the 1st of October to the Government leave
a progress report on the national vaccination programmes.
The progress report should include a follow-up of current
application and development of new vaccines and the
Planning Authority has to assess vaccines
According to 7 c and 7 d sections. Regulation (2015:159).
7 c § public health agency should continuously follow and make a
assessment of the national vaccination programmes
comply with the requirements of Chapter 2. 3 (d) and 3 (e) of the Act
If public health agency finds that national
vaccination programmes are required, the authority to
the Government last October 1, make suggestions about the changes
of the programs that the public health authority
necessary. Regulation (2015:159).
7 d § public health agency's proposal for changes
national vaccination programme referred to in paragraph 7 (c) shall apply mutatis
parts include an analysis of
1. the burden of disease in the community, in health care and
2. vaccination expected impact on disease burden and
on the disease's epidemiology,
3. the number of doses that are deemed to be required to achieve the desired
4. the target groups to be offered vaccination,
5. the safety of the vaccine,
6. vaccination impact on activities in the regions,
municipalities and private health care providers,
7. the components of fitness to combine with other vaccines in
the national vaccination programmes,
8. the public's ability to accept the vaccine and its
impact on attitudes to vaccination in General,
9. what other available, prevention or
treatments that can be taken or given as an alternative to
vaccination in a national vaccination programmes,
10. the socio-economic effects of vaccination and its
costs and revenues in the State, municipalities and
the county councils,
11. possibilities for follow-up
effects of vaccination in the respects specified in 1-10 and
the State's estimated costs for such monitoring,
12. the need for information in relation to
the public and health care providers and cost of these efforts,
13. medical ethics and humanitarian considerations.
All the factors are in no particular order.
7 e § Before public health agency submits proposals to the
the Government, the public health agency told the MPA,
The National Board of health, dental and pharmaceutical benefits administration,
municipalities and county councils, as well as the other agencies and
organizations such as the public health authority.
7 (f) repealed by Regulation (2015:159).
section 7 g of the public health agency may provide for
1. for what age groups vaccinations according to Chapter 2.
3 c-3 (e) of Act (2004:168) should be offered,
2. the number of doses to be given by each vaccine,
3. with what intervals the vaccine should be given, and
4. additional terms applicable to national
vaccination plans pursuant to Chapter 2. 3 c-3 e § §
Act. Regulation (2015:159).
section 8 If a treating physician has reason to believe that a
person has been infected by a generally dangerous disease, the doctor
in an appropriate manner, inform the person concerned of his or her
obligation to seek the doctor for examination. If the
informed person allows himself to be examined by any other
doctor than the one who has notified him or her, shall
the person urgently demonstrate to the notifying physician that he
they have been investigated and announce this result by
If the treating physician does not immediately able to reach the person with a
notification shall immediately inform your doctor
infectious diseases Center in accordance with Chapter 3. paragraph 5 of the law on
section 9 Of the doctors in the case have informed the
the Social Welfare Board, the police or the prison system under 6
Cape. section 11 of the Act (2004:168), the infectious diseases Center
If he or she has left the matter to another
doctors inform the concerned authority to which
doctors at case has been submitted.
Disease control in the armed forces
paragraph 10 of the General practitioner has oversight over disease control in
The Swedish armed forces. General physician may, after consulting the
The public health agency provide for exceptions from the
smittskyddslagens (2004:168) application on the armed forces, in
so far as the regulations do not apply to coercive action against
individual. Regulation (2015:159).
The appointment of a special expert
section 11 of the public health authority shall, in accordance with Chapter 8.
the second subparagraph of paragraph 7 Act (2004:168) for some time
order appointing special expert to assist the Court in proceedings relating to
insulation according to Chapter 5. § 1 or continued isolation under 5
Cape. section 5 of the Act. Regulation (2015:159).
section 12 of the public health agency may provide the additional
rules necessary for effective disease control and
for the protection of the individual. Regulation (2015:159).
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2004,
the disease control regulation (1989:301) shall cease to apply.
Older rules still apply in respect of costs
have been incurred prior to the entry into force.
Annex 1 notifiable diseases in addition to allmänfarliga diseases
– infection with atypical Mycobacteria
– infection with cryptosporidium
– dengue fever
-infection with entamöba histolytica
– infection with ESBL producing enterobacteriacae
(extended spectrum betalactamase)
– invasive infection ß-hemolyzing Group A Streptococcus
– invasive infections with haemophilus influenzae
– invasive meningococcal disease
– mers virus infection
– invasive pneumococcal disease
-NE (nephropathia epidemicâ)
– infection with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
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– viral meningoencephalitis
Notifiable diseases with predominantly sexual transmission route
National vaccination programme
General vaccination programme for children
-haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infection
-human papillomavirus (HPV) infection