Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2006: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System - Abbreviations

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2006 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2006. The full report is available in 17 HTML documents. The full report is also available in PDF format from the Table of contents page.

Page last updated: 30 June 2008

AFP acute flaccid paralysis

AGSP Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme

AMSP Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme

ASPREN Australian Sentinel Practice and Research Network

CDI Communicable Diseases Intelligence

CDNA Communicable Diseases Network Australia

DoHA Department of Health and Ageing

DTPa diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis

Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b

HPAIH highly pathogenic avian influenza in humans

HPV human papilloma virus

HUS haemolytic uraemic syndrome

IHR International Health Regulations

ILI influenza-like illness

IPD invasive pneumococcal disease

IPV inactivated poliovirus vaccine

LabVISE Laboratory Virology and Serology Reporting Scheme

MMR measles-mumps-rubella

MSM men who have sex with men

NCHECR National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research

NIP National Immunisation Program

NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases System

OPV oral poliovirus vaccine

PEC Poliovirus Expert Committee

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome

STEC Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

STI sexually transmissible infections

TB tuberculosis

VAPP vaccine associated paralytic poliomyelitis

VDPV vaccine-derived poliovirus

VPD(s) vaccine preventable disease(s)

VTEC verotoxigenic Escherichia coli

WHO World Health OrganizationTop of page

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