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

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

1. National Health and Medical Research Council. The Australian Immunisation Handbook. 8th edn. Canberra; 2003.

2. National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research. HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia. Annual surveillance report, 2007. Sydney: University of New South Wales; 2007.

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4. OzFoodNet Working Group. Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual Report of the OzFoodNet Network, 2006. Commun Dis Intell 2007;31:345–363.

5. Hocking J, Fairley C, Counahan M, Crofts N. The pattern of notification and testing for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Victoria, 1998–2000: an ecological analysis. Aust N Z J Public Health 2003;27:405–408.

6. Chen M, Fairley C, Donovan B. Nowhere near the point of diminishing returns: correlations between chlamydia testing and notification rates in New South Wales. Aust N Z J Public Health 2005;29:249–253.

7. Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. National Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy: 2005–2008. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia; 2005.

8. Chen M, Donovan B. Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: epidemiology and clinical implications. Sex Health 2004;1:189–196.

9. Bowden FJ, on behalf of the National Donovanosis Eradication Advisory Committee. Donovanosis in Australia: going, going... Sex Transm Infect 2005;81:365–366.

10. Fairley C, Hocking J, Medland N. Syphilis: back on the rise, but not unstoppable. Med J Aust 2005;183:172–173.

11. Jin F, Prestage G, Zablotska I, Rawstorne P, Kippax S, Donovan T, et al. High rates of sexually transmitted infections in HIV positive homosexual men: data from two community based cohorts. Sex Transm Infect 2007;83:387–399.

12. Gidding HF, Backhouse JL, Burgess MA, Gilbert GL. Immunity to diphtheria and tetanus in Australia: a national serosurvey. Med J Aust 2005;183:301–304.

13. Brotherton JML, Wang H, Schaffer A, Quinn H, Menzies R, Hull B, et al. Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Australia, 2003 to 2005. Commun Dis Intell 2007;31:S1–S152.

14. O’Brien KL, Barr IG. Annual report of the National Influenza Surveillance Scheme, 2006. Commun Dis Intell 2007;31:167–179.

15. Giele C, Owen R, Sarna M, Van Buynder P. A multi-state measles outbreak associated with a touring spiritual group from India. In: Communicable Disease Control Conference, 2007; Canberra; 2007.

16. Gidding H, Wood J, MacIntyre CR, Kelly H, Lambert SB, Gilbert GL, et al. Sustained measles elimination in Australia and priorities for long-term maintenance. Vaccine 2007;25:3574–3580.

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17. Savage E, White JM, Brown DEW, Ramsay ME. Mumps epidemic—United Kingdom, 2004–2005. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2006;55:173–175.

18. Gershman K, Rios S, Woods-Stout D, Dworkin M, Hunt K, Hunt DC, et al. Update: Multistate outbreak of mumps—United States, 1 January–2 May 2006. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2006;55:559–563.

19. Roche P, Krause V, Cook H, Bartlett M, Coleman D, Davis C, et al. Invasive pneumococcal disease in Australia, 2006. Commun Dis Intell 2008;32:18–30.

20. Roberts J, Brussen KA, Ibrahim A, Thorley B. Annual report of the Australian National Poliovirus Reference Laboratory, 2006. Commun Dis Intell 2007;31:263–269.

21. World Health Organization. Performance of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2007. Wkly Epidemiol Rec 2007;82:317–320.

22. Durrheim DN, Massey P, Kelly H. Re-emerging poliomyelitis—is Australia’s surveillance adequate? Commun Dis Intell 2006;30:275–277.

23. Kelly H, Worth L, Karapanagiotidis T, Riddell M. Interruption of rubella virus transmission in Australia may require vaccination of adult males: evidence from a Victorian sero-survey. Commun Dis Intell 2004;28:69–73.

24. Francis BH, Thomas AK, McCarty CA. The impact of rubella immunisation on the serological status of women of child-bearing age: a retrospective longitudinal study in Melbourne, Australia. Am J Public Health 2003;93:1274–1276.

25. Santhanandan D, Gupta L, Liu BH, Rutherford A, Lane J. Factors associated with low immunity to rubella infection on antenatal screening. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 2005;45:435–438.

26. Hunt JM, Lumley J. Top end rural and remote Indigenous women: an Australian population group vulnerable to rubella. Commun Dis Intell 2004;28:499–503.

27. Reef SE, Cochi SL. The evidence for the elimination of rubella and congenital rubella in the United States: a public health achievement. Clin Infect Dis 2006;43:S123–S125.

28. Russell RC, Dwyer DE. Arboviruses associated with human disease in Australia. Microbes Infect 2000;2:1693–1704.

29. Broom AK, Azuolas J, Hueston L, Mackenzie JS, Melville L, Smith DW, et al. Australian encephalitis: Sentinel Chicken Surveillance Programme. Commun Dis Intell 2001;25:157–160.

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30. Broom AK, Whelan PI, Azuolas J, Dwyer D, Hueston L, Mackenzie JS, et al. Sentinel Chicken Surveillance Programme in Australia, 1 July 2001 to 30 June 2002. Commun Dis Intell 2002;26:428–429.

31. Broom AK. Sentinel Chicken Surveillance Program in Australia, July 2002 to June 2003. Commun Dis Intell 2003;27:367–369.

32. Broom AK, Whelan PI. Sentinel Chicken Surveillance Program in Australia, July 2003 to June 2004. Commun Dis Intell 2005;29:65–70.

33. Liu C, Johansen C, Kurucz N, Whelan PI. Communicable Diseases Network Australia: National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee annual report 2005–06. Commun Dis Intell 2007;30.

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36. Animal Health Australia. Animal Health in Australia 2006. Canberra, Australia; 2007.

37. Kolbe A YM, Doyle BK. A case of human cutaneous anthrax. MJA 2006;185:281–282.

38. Warrilow D. Australian bat lyssavirus: a recently discovered new rhabdovirus. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 2005;292:25–44.

39. Victorian Department of Human Services. Blue Book. Revised Edition 2005. Available from: Accessed on 15 August 2007.

40. NSW Health Department. Communicable diseases report. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2002;14:63–67.

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41. Marmion B. Q fever: the long journey to control by vaccination. Med J Aust 2007;186:164–166.

42. Greig JE, Carnie J, Tallis G, Ryan NJ, Tan AG, Gordon IR, et al. An outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease at Melbourne aquarium, April 2000: investigation and case-control studies. Med J Aust 2004;180:566–572.

43. O’Connor BA, Carman J, Eckert K, Tucker G, Givney R, Cameron S. Does potting mix make you sick? Results from a Legionella longbeachae case control study in South Australia. Epidemiol Infect 2007;135:34–39.

44. Steele TW, Moore CV, Sangster N. Distribution of Legionella longbeachae serogroup 1 and other Legionellae in potting soils in Australia. Appl Environ Microbiol 1990;56:2984–2988.

45. The Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme. Annual report of the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme, 2006. Commun Dis Intell 2007;31:185–191.

46. Patel MS. Australia’s century of meningococcal disease: development and the changing ecology of an accidental pathogen. Med J Aust 2007;186:136–141.

47. Slinko VG, Sweeny A. Reduction in invasive meningococcal disease in Queensland: a success for immunisation. Commun Dis Intell 2007;31:227–232.

48.Roche PW, Krause V, Konstantinos A, Bastian I, National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee. Tuberculosis notifications

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