Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2013

Treatment of household contacts

Page last updated: 2015

Summary form 2—Treatment of household contacts

The Treatment of household contacts form allowed data to be collected for household members, with screening questions on:

  • Trachoma Prevalence
  • Treatment strategy
  • Date treatment started
  • Date treatment completed
  • Number of households requiring treatment
  • Number of households that received treatment and
  • Comments field

For household members who required treatment with azithromycin the form allowed for this to be recorded in a table where each age groups (in years) were noted, starting from less than 1years (but greater than 3 kg), 1-4years, 5-9years, 10-14years, 15+years and Totals. Screening questions for household members who required treatment were:

  • Number of household and community contacts requiring treatment with azithromycin
  • Number of household and community contacts who received treatment with azithromycin
  • Number of household and community contacts who received treatment with azithromycin within 2 weeks of commencment of treatment distribution
  • Treatment coverage(%)

Note the below image is a sample only. For further information, refer to the PDF document Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2013

alternative text for the Trachoma Screening Form 2, Treatment of household contacts is available on the page (this form was developed by the National Trachoma Surveillance & Reporting Unit and used for data collection by jurisdictions). Top of page