Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - June 2015

This issue contains one peer-reviewed article, three short reports and four annual reports: polio; tuberculosis; OzFoodNet and invasive pneumococcal disease, as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Contents

This issue is available as a full PDF (4 MB) or by individual articles below.

Original articles

Supplemental use of an interferon-gamma release assay in a state-wide tuberculosis contact tracing program in Victoria: a six-year review
Karen M Goebel, Ee L Tay, Justin T Denholm
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Short reports

Interim estimates of male human papillomavirus vaccination coverage in the school-based program in Australia
Julia ML Brotherton, Michael R Batchelor, Michelle O Bradley, Scott A Brown, Simone M Duncombe, Dennis Meijer, Lauren E Tracey, Maureen Watson, Rosalind J Webby
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Legionella pneumophila: probable transmission from a contaminated respiratory device
Jacqueline H Stephens, Douglas D Shaw, Ann P Koehler
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Influenza outbreak preparedness: lessons from outbreaks in residential care facilities in 2014
Aditya Vyas, Andrew Ingleton, Essi Huhtinen, Kirsty Hope, Zeina Najjar, Leena Gupta
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Annual reports

Australian National Enterovirus Reference Laboratory annual report, 2013
Jason A Roberts, Linda K Hobday, Aishah Ibrahim, Thomas Aitken, Bruce R Thorley
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Tuberculosis notifications in Australia, 2012 and 2013
Cindy Toms, Richard Stapledon, Justin Waring, Paul Douglas and the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee, for the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, and the Australian Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory Network
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Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual report of the OzFoodNet network, 2011
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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Invasive pneumococcal disease in Australia, 2009 and 2010
Christina Bareja, Cindy Toms, Kerryn Lodo, Rachel de Kluyver and the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Quarterly reports

OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 July to 30 September 2013
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 January to 31 March 2015
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 July to 30 September cohort, assessed as at December 2014
Brynley P Hull for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 July to 30 September 2014
Monica M Lahra, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, for The National Neisseria Network
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 January to 31 March 2015
Monica M Lahra; Rodney P Enriquez, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, for The National Neisseria Network
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme quarterly report, 1 January to 31 March 2015
Monica M Lahra, Ratan Kundu for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 January to 31 March 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 October to 31 December 20
Rachel de Kluyver for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia, 1 January to 31 March 2015
Rachel de Kluyver for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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New surveillance case definition: Highly pathogenic avian influenza
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Revised surveillance case definitions:
hepatitis B - unspecifed
hepatitis B - newly acquired
hepatitis E
syphilis - congenital and
infectious syphilis

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Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope
Associate Editors: Timothy Sloan-Gardner, Amy Boroughs

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.