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The Laboratory Serology and Virology Reporting Scheme collects laboratory reports on a set of communicable disease organisms in Australia. The reports are on a voluntary basis and these data should be interpreted with caution. This page contains data for the period 1 January to 31 March 2005.

Page last updated: 15 June 2005

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Table 4. Virology and serology laboratory reports by state or territory* for the reporting period 1 January to 31 March 2005, and total reports for the year

  State or territory This period 2005 This period 2004 Year to date 2005 Year to date 2004
ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA
Mealses, mumps, rubella
Measles virus
-
-
-
1
1
-
-
-
2
7
2
7
Mumps virus
-
1
-
-
3
-
1
-
5
2
5
2
Rubella virus
-
-
-
1
-
-
1
2
4
6
4
6
Hepatitis viruses
Hepatitis A virus
-
-
-
3
2
-
-
1
6
10
6
10
Hepatitis D virus
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
2
3
2
3
Hepatitis E virus
-
-
-
-
-
-
5
-
5
5
5
5
Arboviruses
Ross River virus
-
5
23
161
16
-
2
1
208
431
208
431
Barmah Forest virus
-
1
-
43
10
-
-
-
54
85
54
85
Flavivirus (unspecified)
-
-
3
10
-
-
-
-
13
49
13
49
Adenoviruses
Adenovirus not typed/pending
-
15
-
16
53
-
1
-
85
171
85
171
Herpesviruses
Herpes virus type 6
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
1
Cytomegalovirus
6
39
2
26
64
1
6
-
144
208
144
208
Varicella-zoster virus
2
30
3
213
103
-
3
1
355
450
355
450
Epstein-Barr virus
-
7
27
214
177
1
17
109
552
629
552
629
Other DNA viruses
Parvovirus
-
4
-
30
10
1
9
-
54
61
54
61
Picornavirus family
Echovirus type 7
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
2
-
Echovirus type 18
1
5
-
-
-
-
-
-
6
3
6
3
Echovirus type 30
-
6
-
-
1
-
-
-
7
2
7
2
Poliovirus type 1 (uncharacterised)
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
2
2
2
Poliovirus type 2 (uncharacterised)
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
2
3
2
Poliovirus type 3 (uncharacterised)
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
Rhinovirus (all types)
1
52
-
-
14
-
-
-
67
81
67
81
Enterovirus type 71 (BCR)
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
2
1
2
Enterovirus not typed/pending
-
15
-
4
1
-
2
-
22
42
22
42
Ortho/paramyxoviruses
Influenza A virus
-
1
-
5
15
-
1
-
22
40
22
40
Influenza B virus
-
-
-
3
21
1
2
-
27
12
27
12
Parainfluenza virus type 1
-
1
-
1
4
-
1
-
7
40
7
40
Parainfluenza virus type 2
-
1
-
-
5
-
-
-
6
2
6
2
Parainfluenza virus type 3
-
17
-
-
20
-
-
-
37
88
37
88
Respiratory syncytial virus
-
35
-
39
12
2
1
-
89
200
89
200
Other RNA viruses
HTLV-1
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
-
2
2
2
2
Rotavirus
-
10
-
-
36
-
1
-
47
77
47
77
Norwalk agent
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
-
2
83
2
83
Other
Chlamydia trachomatis not typed
10
205
3
506
415
13
4
1
1,157
1,185
1,157
1,185
Chlamydia pneumoniae
-
1
-
-
-
-
2
-
3
2
3
2
Chlamydia psittaci
-
1
-
-
-
-
13
-
14
62
14
62
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
-
7
2
86
69
1
61
8
234
355
234
355
Mycoplasma hominis
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
1
1
Coxiella burnetii (Q fever)
-
2
-
6
25
-
1
-
34
48
34
48
Rickettsia prowazeki
-
-
-
-
22
-
-
-
22
-
22
-
Rickettsia tsutsugamushi
-
-
-
-
11
-
-
-
11
-
11
-
Rickettsia - spotted fever group
-
-
-
-
47
2
-
-
49
-
49
-
Streptococcus group A
-
2
-
75
-
-
27
-
104
125
104
125
Yersinia enterocolitica
-
4
-
-
-
-
-
-
4
1
4
1
Brucella abortus
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
3
1
3
Brucella species
-
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
2
-
2
-
Bordetella pertussis
-
12
3
78
201
-
87
-
381
156
381
156
Legionella pneumophila
-
-
-
-
2
-
4
-
6
20
6
20
Legionella longbeachae
-
-
-
-
7
-
4
-
11
16
11
16
Cryptococcus species
-
-
-
4
6
-
-
-
10
13
10
13
Leptospira species
-
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
3
13
3
13
Treponema pallidum
1
9
1
114
98
-
-
-
223
328
223
328
Entamoeba histolytica
-
-
-
2
-
-
2
-
4
4
4
4
Toxoplasma gondii
-
1
-
2
3
-
2
-
8
14
8
14
Echinococcus granulosus
-
1
-
-
4
-
-
-
5
4
5
4
Total
22
499
67
1,648
1,480
22
266
123
4,127
5,145
4,127
5,145

* State or territory of postcode, if reported, otherwise state or territory of reporting laboratory.
† From January 2000 data presented are for reports with report dates in the current period. Previously reports included all data received in that period.
‡ Totals comprise data from all laboratories. Cumulative figures are subject to retrospective revision, so there may be discrepancies between the number of new notifications and the increment in the cumulative figure from the previous period.
- No data received this period.

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Table 5. Virology and serology reports by laboratories for the reporting period 1 January to 31 March 2005*

State or territory
Laboratory
January 2005 February 2005 March 2005 Total
Australian Capital Territory The Canberra Hospital
-
-
-
-
New South Wales Institute of Clinical Pathology & Medical Research, Westmead
62
88
129
279
New Children's Hospital, Westmead
29
47
43
119
Repatriation General Hospital, Concord
-
-
-
-
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown
29
30
3
62
South West Area Pathology Service, Liverpool
-
-
-
0
Queensland Queensland Medical Laboratory, West End
603
543
596
1,742
  Townsville General Hospital
-
-
-
-
South Australia Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide
436
463
578
1,477
Tasmania Northern Tasmanian Pathology Service, Launceston
6
6
10
22
Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart
-
-
-
-
Victoria Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne
9
-
-
9
Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
46
54
39
139
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Fairfield
48
37
24
109
Western Australia PathCentre Virology, Perth
-
-
-
-
Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth
-
-
-
-
Western Diagnostic Pathology
35
58
76
169
Total  
1,303
1,326
1,498
4,127

* The complete list of laboratories reporting for the 12 months, January to December 2003, will appear in every report regardless of whether reports were received in this reporting period. Reports are not always received from all laboratories.

- Nil reports.

 

This article was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 29 No 2, June 2005.