Measles is one of the most contagious of all communicable diseases, with >90% attack rates among susceptible close contacts. Requires urgent follow-up and review with an MHO. Investigate and report to BCCDC all confirmed, probable, and suspect cases of measles within 24 hours of notification. Susceptible contacts are offered Ig or MMR up to 6 days after last exposure.
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Follow Up Required
Report to: Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer
Includes clinical or practice updates/changes regarding the disease for the past six months. These updates may not have been noted in the SOPs or guidelines. Any updates older than six months will be archived on this page.