Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - September 2015

This issue containstwo peer-reviewed articles, one short reports and six annual reports: rotavirus; gonococcal surveillance; FluCAN; flutracking; adverse events following vaccination and Australia's national notifiable diseases, as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Original articles

Medically-attended respiratory illnesses amongst pregnant women in Brisbane, Australia
Precious Rufus Ashiedu, Ross M Andrews, Stephen B Lambert, Lisa McHugh, Sallyanne LeGros-Wilson, Judith Zenchyson, Daniel Arnold, Clementine Shevell, Kerry‑Ann F O’Grady
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Notification and management of congenital syphilis in the Northern Territory 2009 to 2014
Charlie McLeod, Jiunn-Yih Su, Joshua R Francis, Alice Ishwar, Nathan Ryder
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Short reports

Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy: a summary of funded Australian state and territory programs
Frank H Beard
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Annual reports

Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program annual report, 2014
Carl D Kirkwood, Susie Roczo-Farkas, and the Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Group
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme annual report, 2014
Monica M Lahra for the Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
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Influenza epidemiology in adults admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2014: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN)
Allen C Cheng, Mark Holmes, Sanjaya Senanayake, Dominic E Dwyer, Saliya Hewagama, Tony Korman, Louis Irving, Simon Brown, Grant W Waterer, Cameron Hunter, N Deborah Friedman, Peter Wark, Graham Simpson, John Upham, Simon Bowler, Kristine Macartney, Chrisopher Blyth, Tom Kotsimbos, Paul Kelly
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Flutracking weekly online community survey of influenza-like illness: 2013 and 2014
Sandra J Carlson, Lisa McCallum, Michelle T Butler, John Fejsa, Elissa Elvidge, David N Durrheim, Craig B Dalton
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Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia annual report, 2013
Deepika Mahaja, Aditi Dey,Jane Cook, Bronwen Harvey, Rob Menzies, Kristine Macartney
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Australia’s notifiable disease status, 2013: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
NNDSS Annual Report Writing Group
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Quarterly reports

OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 October to 31 December 2013
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 April to 30 June 2015
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, assessed as at 31 March 2015
Brynley P Hull for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme quarterly report, 1 April to 30 June 2015
Monica M Lahra, Ratan Kundu for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 April to 30 June 2015
Monique B-N Chilver, Daniel Blakeley, Nigel P Stocks for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia,1 April to 30 June 2015
Rachel de Kluyver for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Abstracts from the Communicable Disease Control Conference 2015 Full text [HTML] | Full text [PDF 893 KB]

Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope
Associate Editors: Timothy Sloan-Gardner
Editorial and Production Staff: Alison Milton

ISSN 1445-4866 Online


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.