Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - September 2016

This issue contains an editorial, fivepeer-reviewed articles, one short report and fourannual reports as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Contents

This issue is available as a full PDF (8.5 MB) or by individual articles below.

Editorial

Influenza surveillance in Australia
Kate Pennington, Christina Bareja, Sheena G Sullivan, Lucinda J Franklin, Jane Raupach
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Original articles

Infectious diseases notification practices, Victoria 2013
Katherine B Gibney, Lucinda J Franklin, Nicola Stephens
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The Australian Master of Applied Epidemiology Program: Looking back, moving forward
Stephanie Davis, Mahomed S Patel, Emily Fearnley, Kerri Viney, Martyn D Kirk
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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the Northern Territory: A 10-year retrospective case series
Daniel Judge, Vicki L Krause
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Influenza vaccination coverage among pregnant Indigenous women in the Northern Territory of Australia
Sarah A Moberley, Jolie Lawrence, Vanessa Johnston, Ross M Andrews
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Short reports

Timing of influenza vaccination in an Australian community-based surveillance system, 2010–2014
Benjamin Coghlan, Sandra J Carlson, Karin Leder, Craig B Dalton, Allen C Cheng
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A brief overview of influenza surveillance systems in Australia, 2015
Sheena G Sullivan, Lucinda J Franklin, Jane Raupach, Kate Pennington, Christina Bareja, Rachel de Kluyver, and the National Influenza Surveillance Committee, for the Communicable Diseases Network Australia
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Policy and guidelines

Defining a tuberculosis cluster or outbreak
Justin Denholm, Chris Coulter, Ivan Bastian and the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee
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Infection control guidelines for the management of patients with suspected or confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in healthcare settings
Chris Coulter and the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee
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Revised surveillance case definitions: Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)
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Annual reports

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Australia: update to December 2015
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Shannon Sarros, Christiane Stehmann, Marion Simpson, Catriona McLean, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
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Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia annual report, 2014
Aditi Dey, Han Wang, Helen E Quinn, Richard Hill, Kristine Macartney
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Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance inaugural annual report, 2014)
Yvonne A Zurynski, Jocelynne E McRae, Helen E Quinn, Nicholas J Wood, Kristine K Macartney
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Arboviral diseases and malaria in Australia, 2013–14: Annual report of the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee
Katrina E Knope, Mike Muller, Nina Kurucz, Stephen L Doggett, Rebecca Feldman, Cheryl A Johansen, Michaela Hobby, Sonya Bennett, Stacey Lynch, Angus Sly, Bart J Currie, and the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee
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Quarterly reports

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 April to 30 June 2016
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 January to 31 December cohort, assessed as at 31 March 2016
Alexandra Hendry for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 January to 31 March 2016
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 April to 30 June 2016
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 April to 30 June 2016
Monique B-N Chilver, Daniel Blakeley, Nigel P Stocks for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope
Associate Editors: Timothy Sloan-Gardner
Editorial and Production Staff: Alison Milton

ISSN 1445-4866 Online

cdi.editor@health.gov.au


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Opinions expressed in Communicable Diseases Intelligence are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Australian Government Department of Health or the Communicable Diseases Network Australia. Data may be subject to revision.