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Table 2 Classification of diseases and diagnoses in priority groups, according to the final weighted score, displayed in ranked order

From: Prioritisation for future surveillance, prevention and control of 98 communicable diseases in Belgium: a 2018 multi-criteria decision analysis study

Very high priority High priority Medium priority Low priority Very low priority
Score ≥ 36.8 ≥30.0 and < 36.8 ≥22.0 and < 30.0 ≥17.0 and < 22.0 Score < 17.0
Pertussis Rotavirus disease Invasive pneumococcal disease (children) Campylobacteriosis Echinococcosis
HIV-infection Burkholderia cepacia complex Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) Tick-borne encephalitis Yersinia enterocolitica and pseudotuberculosis
Hepatitis C Measles Clostridium botulinum Chlamydia pneumoniae Vibrio cholerae and parahaemolyticus
Hepatitis B Legionellosis Helicobacter pylori Zikavirus disease West Nile virus disease
Rubella disease (congenital) Adenovirus disease Invasive Enterococci Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection Parrot fever
Influenza Invasive Staph. Aureus Neisseria gonorrhoeae Herpes simplex (CSF) Rabies
Tuberculosis Varicella, zona Syfilis Giardiasis Hantaanvirus disease
Invasive candidiasis Polio Human metapneumovirus (HMPV) Leishmaniasis Smallpox
Mumps MERS, SARS and other Coronavirus Yellow fever disease Invasive Aspergillosis Rickettsia
  Clostridium difficile Congenital CMV disease Tularaemia (Francisella tularensis) Ebola
  Invasive E. coli (non STEC/EHEC) Congenital Toxoplasmose Hepatitis E Malaria
  Invasive Klebsiella Tetanus Trichinosis / trichinellosis Anaplasmosis
  Invasive pneumococcal disease (adults) Chikungunya disease Congenital Parvovirus B19 Hepatitis A
  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease Mycobacterium non-tuberculosis Invasive Acinetobacter Q-fever
  Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease Listeriosis Invasive Strep. pyogenes (GAS) Burkholderia mallei/pseudo mallei
  Parainfluenza disease Shigellosis Salmonellosis (Typhoid) Amoebiasis
  Non-polio enteroviruses and parechoviruses Cryptosporidiosis Invasive and/or congenital Strep. agalactiae (GBS) Bacillus cereus
  Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi senu lato) Chlamydia trachomatis Brucellosis Pasteurella
  Invasive Cryptococcosis Pseudomonas Dengue Cyclospora
  Meningococcal disease (N. meningitidis) Salmonellosis (non-typhoid) Scabies  
   Bacillus anthracis Bartonellosis (B. henselae)  
   Shiga-toxin producing E. coli   
   Chagas disease   
   Mycoplasma pneumoniae   
   Dyphtheria   
   Tropheryma whipplei   
   Leptospirose   
   Norovirus disease   
  1. The five priority groups were defined by CART regression. The theoretical maximum possible score per disease was 100, the highest obtained score was 48 (Pertussis).