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Corynebacterium diphtheriae (toxigenic strains)
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus
Verocytotoxin-producing E.coli (VTEC)
Haemophilus influenzae type b (from blood, cerebrospinal fluid or other normally sterile site)
Hepatitis A virus
Hepatitis B virus
Hepatitis C virus
Hepatitis E virus
Influenza virus (all types, including those caused by a new sub-type)
Kyasanur Forest disease virus
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
Omsk haemorrhagic fever virus
Plasmodium falciparum, vivax, ovale and malariae
Rift Valley fever virus
Salmonella (all human types)
Enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus (all blood isolates)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Streptococcus pyogenes (from blood, cerebrospinal fluid or other normally sterile site)
Streptococcus pneumoniae (from blood, cerebrospinal fluid or other normally sterile site)
West Nile fever virus
Yellow Fever virus
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