Australian guidelines and websites

Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare – NHMRC (2010)
http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/node/30290

Norovirus information for health professionals, Health Department Western Australia
http://www.public.health.wa.gov.au/3/609/3/norovirus.pm

Guidelines for the investigation of gastrointestinal illness, Department of Human Services, Victoria, 2004
http://www.health.vic.gov.au/ideas/diseases/gas_ill_index

Information pack for gastroenteritis in an institution, Department of Health, New South Wales, 2005
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/resources/publichealth/infectious/diseases/pdf/gastro_pack.pdf

Guidelines for the management of infectious gastroenteritis in aged-care facilities in South Australia, Communicable Disease Control Branch, Department of Health, South Australia, January 2010
http://www.health.sa.gov.au/pehs/PDF-files/SAGastroGuidelinesResidentialEnv-CDC-100106.pdf

Guidelines for the management of outbreaks of gastroenteritis in residential care facilities, Communicable Disease
Control Directorate, Department of Health, Western Australia, January 2008, http://www.public.health.wa.gov.au/cproot/1072/2/10479 final 2.pdf

Gastro-Info gastroenteritis kits for aged care, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2008, http://www.health.
gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing-publicat-gastro-kit.htm

Guidelines for the investigation of foodborne disease for local government environmental health officers, Communicable Disease Control Branch, Department of Health, South Australia, November 2006
www.dh.sa.gov.au/pehs/Food/eho-guidelines-nov06.htm

Guidelines for managing suspected norovirus outbreaks in residential care facilities, The State of Queensland, Queensland Health, April 2008.
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ph/Documents/cdb/nov_rcf_guidelines.pdf

Staying healthy in child care: preventing infectious diseases in child care, 4th edition
National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Government, December 2005, reprinted 2006
http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/publications/synopses/ch43syn.htm

Infection control guidelines for the prevention of transmission of infectious diseases in the health care setting, Australian
Government Department of Health and Ageing, January 2004
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/icg-guidelines-index.htm

International guidelines and websites

Guidelines for the management of norovirus outbreaks in hospitals and elderly care institutions, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, April 2008
http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/0/7E38D595764289E6CC256EA700735F14

Vessel Sanitation Program website, Department of Health and Human Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, US Public Health Service
www.cdc.gov/nceh/vsp

Various gastrointestinal guidelines, Health Protection Scotland website
http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/giz/guidelines.aspx

Viral gastroenteritis norovirus – guidelines for environmental cleaning and disinfection of norovirus, Michigan Department of
Community Health, updated 1/5/2009
www.michigan.gov/documents/Guidelines_for_Environmental_Cleaning_125846_7.pdf