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Editorial

End of an era

Cindy Toms || PII: S2209-6051(18)00025-8 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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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

An audit on the management and outcomes of infants at risk of congenital syphilis in the Top End of the Northern Territory, Australia, 2005-2013

Natalia B.A. Rode, Nathan Ryder, Jiunn-Yih Su || PII:S2209-6051(18)00018-0 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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A review of listeriosis notifications and co-existing conditions in New South Wales, 2010-2015

Kit Leung, Kirsty Hope and Vicky Sheppeard || PII: S2209-6051(18)00019-2 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Trends in gonorrhoea infection and overseas sexual contacts among females attending a sexual health centre in Melbourne, Australia, 2008-2015

Jennifer Misson, Eric P.F. Chow, Marcus Y Chen, Tim R.H. Read, Catriona S Bradshaw and Christopher K Fairley|| PII: S2209-6051(18)00024-6 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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The molecular epidemiology of norovirus outbreaks in Victoria, 2016

Leesa D. Bruggink, Megan J. Triantafilou and John A. Marshall || PII:S2209-6051(18)00009-10 || Published online: 16/11/2018
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Trends of viral gastroenteritis in the Australian Capital Territory

Laura Ford, Sam McEwen and Kathryn Glass || PII:S2209-6051(18)00010-6 || Published online: 16/11/2018
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Surveillance system enhancements for Q fever in NSW, 2005-2015

Henry C. M. Clutterbuck, Keith Eastwood, Peter D. Massey, Kirsty Hope and Siobhan M. Mor || PII:S2209-6051(18)00012-10 || Published online: 16/11/2018
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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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Reports

Annual reports

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Australia: update to December 2016

Genevieve M Klug, Shannon Sarros, Christiane Stehmann, Marion Simpson, Catriona McLean,Colin L Masters and Steven J Collins || PII: S2209-6051(18)00023-4 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Gram-negative Sepsis Outcome Programme (GNSOP) Annual Report 2016

Jan M Bell; Thomas Gottlieb; Denise A Daley and Geoffrey W Coombs || PII: S2209-6051(18)00022-2 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis Outcome Programme (ASSOP) Annual Report 2016

Geoffrey W Coombs; Denise A Daley; Yung Thin Lee and Stanley Pang on behalf of the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance || PII: S2209-6051(18)00021-0 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Programme (AESOP) Annual Report 2016

Geoffrey W Coombs, Denise A Daley, Yung Thin Lee and Stanley Pang on behalf of the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance || PII: S2209-6051(18)00020-9 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Gram-negative Sepsis Outcome Programme(GNSOP) Annual Report 2015

Jan M Bell, Thomas Gottlieb, Denise A Daley and Geoffrey W Coombs for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance || PII: S2209-6051(18)00017-9 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis Outcome Programme (ASSOP) Annual Report 2015

Geoffrey W Coombs, Denise A Daley, Yung Thin Lee, Stanley Pang , Jan M Bell, John D Turnidge and Stanley Pang for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance || PII: S2209-6051(18)00016-7 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Programme(AESOP) Annual Report 2015

Geoffrey W Coombs, Denise A Daley, Yung Thin Lee, Stanley Pang, Jan M Bell and John D Turnidge for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance || PII: S2209-6051(18)00015-5 || Published online: 17/12/2018
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Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia annual report, 2016

Aditi Dey, Han Wang, Helen Quinn, Jane Cook, Kristine Macartney || PII:S2209-6051(18)00011-8 || Published online: 16/11/2018
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme Annual Report, 2016

Monica M Lahra and Rodney Enriquez || PII:S2209-6051(18)00013-1 || Published online: 16/11/2018
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Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual report of the OzFoodNet network, 2012

The OzFoodNet Working Group || PII:S2209-6051(18)00014-3 || Published online: 16/11/2018
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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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CDI 2018 - Volume 42 Reviewers

The CDI staff wish to thank the following reviewers for their valued assistance throughout the year.

Mark Ferson, Paul D R Johnson, Ross Andrews, Kate Astridge, Frank Beard, Christopher Blyth, Rowena Boyd, Amy Bright, Swasti Chaturvedi, Katrina Clark, Anna Colwell, Craig Dalton, Lucas De Toca, Ellen Donnan, David Durrheim, John Edmunds, Paul Effler, Hazel Farrell, James Fielding, Heather Gidding, Carolien Giele, Kathryn Glass, Jeffrey Hanna, Joanne Hewitt, Zachary Howard, Penny Hutchinson, Aaliya Ibrahim, Marlena Kaczmarek, John Kaldor, Gulam Khandaker, Vicki Krause, Sushena Krishnaswamy, Stephen Lambert, Gary Lum, John Marshall, Peter Massey, Fiona May, Peter Mcintyre, Tony Merritt, Sarah Moberley, Anthony Moore, Hannah Moore, Nompilo Moyo, David Muscatello, Kerry-Ann O'Grady, Richard Pebody, Ben Polkinghorne, Helen Quinn, Annette Regan, Tracie Reinten, Scott Ritchie, April Roberts-Witteveen, Kathleen Ryan, Nathan Ryder, Sanjaya Senanayake, Timothy Sloan-Gardner, Angus Sly, Nicola Stephens, Brett Sutton, Kathryn Taylor, Katherine Todd, James Trauer, Lisa Whop, Kerrie Wiley and Rose Wright.


Editorial team

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

Editor

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


Correspondence

Correspondence should be sent to: cdi.editor@health.gov.au


ISSN

ISSN: 2209-6051 (Online)


Disclaimer

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.