Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Vaccination Coverage in Australia, 2003 to 2005

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Disclaimer: This is the fourth report on vaccine preventable disease and vaccination coverage in Australia, and is produced by the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing published as a supplement to the Communicable Diseases Intelligence journal Volume 31, June 2007.

Page last updated: 20 July 2007

23vPPV 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine

7vPCV 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (USA)

ACIR Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

ADT Adult diphtheria-tetanus

AFP Acute flaccid paralysis

AGE Acute gastroenteritis

AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Anti-HBc Hepatitis B core antibody

APSU Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit

ASVS Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule

aVDPV Ambiguous vaccine derived poliovirus

CDT Combined diphtheria-tetanus

CRS Congenital rubella syndrome

CSF Cerebrospinal fluid

cVDPV Circulating vaccine derived poliovirus

DT (dT) Diphtheria-tetanus

DTP Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis

DTPa Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (acellular)

dTpa Adolescent/adult diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (acellular)

DTPw Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (whole cell)

FAG Finance assistance grant

HAV Hepatitis A virus

HBOC Haemophilus influenzae</em>] type b polysaccharide conjugated to non-toxic diphtheria CRM197 protein

HBsAg Hepatitis B surface antigen

HBV Hepatitis B virus

HepB Hepatitis B (vaccine abbreviation)

HFG Hospital funding grant

Hib Haemophilus influenzae] type b HZ Herpes zoster ICD International Classification of Diseases ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision ICD-10-AM International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, Australian Modification ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision ICD-9-CM International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification IgG Immunoglobulin G IgM Immunoglobulin M IPD Invasive pneumococcal disease IPV Inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine iVDPV Immunodeficient vaccine derived poliovirus LOS Length of stay (in hospital) MCC Measles Control Campaign MenCCV Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine MMR Measles-mumps-rubella MR Measles-rubella n.p. Not published NCCH National Centre for Classification in Health NCIRS National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council NIP National Immunisation Program NIS National Immunisation Strategy NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System NQFMP National Q fever Management Program OPV Oral poliomyelitis vaccine PBS Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme PCR Polymerase chain reaction PHOFA Public health outcome funding agreement PRP-D [Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide conjugated to diphtheria toxoid

PRP-OMP Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide conjugated to the outer membrane protein of Neisseria meningitidis vaccine

PRP-T Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide conjugated to tetanus toxoid

RSV Respiratory syncytial virus

SSPE Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

VAPP Vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis

VDPV Vaccine derived poliovirus

VIDRL Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory

VPD Vaccine preventable disease

VZV Varicella-zoster virus

WHO World Health Organization

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