Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - September 2013

This issue contains several annual reports on antimicrobial resistance surveillance programs, plus articles on impact on publilc health resources of a measles outbreak, the FluCAN influenza surveillance program and enhanced surveillance for gonorrhoea in Queensland, as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Contents

This issue is available as a full (PDF (3,379 KB) or by individual articles below.

Editorial

Antimicrobial resistance
Chris Baggoley, Aaliya Ibrahim
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Annual reports

Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance Enterococcus Surveillance Programme annual report, 2010
Geoffrey W Coombs, Julie C Pearson, Keryn Christiansen, Thomas Gottlieb, Jan M Bell, Narelle George, John D Turnidge for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance Hospital-onset Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance Programme annual report, 2011
Geoffrey W Coombs, Graeme R Nimmo, Julie C Pearson, Peter J Collignon, Jan M Bell, Mary-Louise McLaws, Keryn J Christiansen, John D Turnidge for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance Community-onset Gram-negative Surveillance Program annual report, 2010
John D Turnidge, Thomas Gottlieb, David H Mitchell, Geoffrey W Coombs, Julie C Pearson, Jan M Bell for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme annual report, 2012
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme annual report, 2012
Monica M Lahra for the Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
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Original articles

Impacts of a measles outbreak in western Sydney on public health resources
Kristina L Flego, Daniel A Belshaw, Vicky Sheppeard, Kathryn M Weston
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Influenza epidemiology, vaccine coverage and vaccine effectiveness in sentinel Australian hospitals in 2012: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN)
Allen C Cheng, Simon G Brown, Grant W Waterer, Mark Holmes, Sanjaya Senenayake, Nadia D Friedman, Saliya Hewagama, Graham Simpson, Peter A Wark, John W Upham, Tony M Korman, Dominic E Dwyer, Richard Wood-Baker, Louis B Irving, Simon D Bowler, Tom Kotsimbos, Paul M Kelly
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Enhanced surveillance for gonorrhoea in two diverse settings in Queensland in the 2000s: comparative epidemiology and selected management outcomes
Patricia S Fagan, Sandra G Downing, Bradley J McCall, Heidi J Carroll, Therese M Howard, Cheryn M Palmer
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Quarterly reports

OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 July to 30 September 2012
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 April to 30 June 2013
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 April to 30 June cohort, assessed as at 30 September 2012
Brynley Hull for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 October to 31 December cohort, assessed as at 31 March 2013
Brynley Hull for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 January to 31 March 2013
Monica M Lahra for the Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 April to 30 June 2013
Monica M Lahra for the Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme quarterly report, 1 April to 30 June 2013
Monica M Lahra, Rodney Enriquez for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 July to 30 September 2012
Monique Chilver, Daniel Blakeley for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia, 1 April to 30 June 2013
Christina Bareja for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope
Associate Editors:
Tim Sloan-Gardner, Jennie Hood, Anna Glynn-Robinson

Editorial and Production Staff: Alison Milton, Leroy Trapani

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.