Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Surveillance
This site includes the Blue Book (Guidelines for the control of infectious diseases), along with various other fact sheets, guidelines, standards and legislation for the investigation, control and prevention of infectious diseases in a range of settings. Detailed surveillance reports are available (updated daily), along with requirements and methods for notifying diseases.
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Provides tabulated summaries of notified cases of HIV/AIDS infections and death in Victoria for each of the past four months; year to date notified cases for the current and previous two years and; total annual notified cases for the previous three years.
(Thu 15th Aug 2013)
The June issue of the Victorian infectious diseases bulletin is now available. This issue includes a cluster of mumps cases in Melbourne, and the reappearance of Murray Valley encephalitis in 2011.
(Mon 19th Nov 2012)
This report describes results from the Victorian Primary Care Network for Sentinel Surveillance on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections for 2010.
(Thu 12th Jul 2012)
The December issue of the Victorian infectious diseases bulletin is now available. This issue includes a Salmonella outbreak linked to fried ice cream, Chlamydia testing, and antimicrobial resistance among Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
(Wed 23rd May 2012)
The 2009 annual report for the surveillance of infectious diseases in Victoria has been released. Notable events during the year included the H1N1 influenza pandemic and a continuing rise in pertussis cases.
(Wed 28th Mar 2012)
The childhood pneumococcal vaccine now protects against more strains. One and two year olds can get a free dose of the new pneumococcal vaccine from 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012.
(Thu 29th Sep 2011)
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(Thu 22nd Sep 2011)