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The Future of CDI

Cindy Toms || PII: S2209-6051(18)00007-6 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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Original Articles

Use of tuberculin skin test, chest radiograph and interferon-gamma release assay to select migrants for treatment of latent tuberculosis

Michael G Flynn, Megan A Rees, Ayesha Saqib || PII: S2209-6051(18)00001-5 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: varicella-zoster virus infections, 1998–2015

Meru Sheel, Frank Beard, Helen Quinn, Aditi Dey, Martyn Kirk, Ann Koehler, Peter Markey, Peter McIntyre, Kristine Macartney || PII: S2209-6051(18)00002-7 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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Distribution of Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) Vaccine in Victoria 2013-2015

N.X. Wong, N. Crawford, J. Lawrie, J. Hickman, S. Elia, J. Buttery || PII: S2209-6051(18)00003-9 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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An Outbreak of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning in Tasmania

Laura J Edwards, Katrina Wilson, Mark GK Veitch || PII: S2209-6051(18)00004-0 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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Evaluation of Australia’s Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) Surveillance Program

Alexandra M Marmor, David Harley || PII: S2209-6051(18)00005-2 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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All 2018 Articles


Annual reports

Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit Annual Report, 2017

Suzy Teutsch, Yvonne Zurynski, Elizabeth Elliott, and all chief investigators of APSU surveillance studies || PII:S2209-6051(18)00006-4 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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Editorial team

The Editorial team consists of the Editor, Deputy Editors, and two publication staff. The Editorial team is supported by an Editorial advisory board.


Cindy Toms

Deputy Editor

Phil Wright
Editorial and Production Staff
Leroy Trapani
Kasra Yousefi
Editorial Advisory Board

The role of the CDI Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) is to: provide expert advice to the CDI editorial team; advocate for CDI in the broader community; serve as a critical sounding board for the editorial team on editorial ideas and themes; provide ideas for features and news and thoughts on current trends; and provide constructive feedback on published issues.

Peter McIntyre (Chair)
David Durrheim
Mark Ferson
John Kaldor
Martyn Kirk


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