Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2012

Appendix 1: World Health Organization Trachoma Grading Card

Trachoma screening and management data for 2012 were provided to the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit by the Northern Territory (NT), South Australia (SA), Western Australia (WA) and Queensland (Qld). Data were analysed by region in the NT, SA and WA, with five regions in the NT, four in SA and four in WA. Queensland screened six communities and its data was aggregated for analysis. Jurisdictional authorities had designated 204 remote Aboriginal communities as being at risk of endemic trachoma in 2012.

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World Health Organisation Trachoma Grading Card with 6 pictorial images showing: normal tarsal conjunctiva, Trachomatous inflammation – follicular (TF), Trachomatous inflammation – follicular and intense (TF + TI), Trachomatous scarring (TS), Trachomatous trichiasis (TT) and Corneal opacity (CO)

Reproduced with the kind permission of the World Health Organization—Trachoma simplified grading card