Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - March 2014

This issue contains several articles on enteric diseases including an editorial on the importance of enteric infections in Australia. Other contents include an annual report on tuberculosis surveillance and three antimicrobial resistance related annual reports, as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Contents

This issue is available as a full PDF (2469 KB) or by individual articles below.

Editorial

The importance of enteric infections in Australia
Martyn D Kirk
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Original articles

Rotavirus gastroenteritis hospitalisations following introduction of vaccination, Canberra
Rosemary L David, Martyn D Kirk
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An outbreak of norovirus genogroup II associated with New South Wales oysters
Tove-Lysa L Fitzgerald, Anthony Zammit, Tony D Merritt, Catherine McLeod, Lina M Landinez, Peter A White, Sally A Munnoch, David N Durrheim
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An outbreak of norovirus linked to oysters in Tasmania
Kerryn L Lodo, Mark GK Veitch, Michelle L Green
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Short reports

Short incubation periods in Campylobacter outbreaks associated with poultry liver dishes
Kirsty G Hope, Tony D Merritt, David N Durrheim
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Chronic carriage and familial transmission of typhoid in western Sydney
Nicola S Scott, Jennifer M Paterson, Holly Seale, George Truman
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Hepatitis A outbreak associated with kava drinking
Jo-Anne M Parker, Thomas Thompumkuzhiyil Kurien, Clare Huppatz
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Annual reports

Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program annual report, 2012
Carl D Kirkwood, Susie Roczo-Farkas, Ruth F Bishop, Graeme L Barnes, and the Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Group
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Tuberculosis notifications in Australia, 2010
Christina Bareja, Justin Waring, Richard Stapledon and the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee, for the Communicable Diseases Network Australia
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Hospital-onset Gram-negative Surveillance Program annual report, 2011
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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Community-onset Gram-negative Surveillance Program annual report, 2012
John D Turnidge, Thomas Gottlieb, David H Mitchell, Geoffrey W Coombs, Denise A Daley, Jan M Bell for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Community-onset Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance Programme annual report, 2012
Geoffrey W Coombs, Denise A Daley, Julie C Pearson, Graeme R Nimmo, Peter J Collignon, Mary-Louise McLaws, James O Robinson, John D Turnidge for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Quarterly reports

OzFoodNet enhanced foodborne disease surveillance, 1 January to 31 March 2013
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 October to 31 December 2013
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 April to 30 June cohort, assessed as at 30 September 2013
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HIV surveillance, 1 January to 31 March 2013
The Kirby Institute
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia, 1 October to 31 December 2013
Rachel de Kluyver for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Surveillance summaries

Surveillance systems reported in Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2014
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Administration

Communicable Diseases Intelligence instructions for authors
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Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope

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.