Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2010: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System - Abbreviations

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2010 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2010. The full report is available in 16 HTML documents. The full report is also available in PDF format from the Table of contents page.

Page last updated: 25 June 2012

This extract of the NNDSS annual report 2010 was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 36 No 1 March 2012. A print friendly full version may be downloaded as a PDF 1862 KB.

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7vPCV -- 7 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

ABL -- Australian bat lyssavirus

ABS -- Australian Bureau of Statistics

AFP -- acute flaccid paralysis

AGSP -- Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme

AIDS -- acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AMSP -- Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme

ANCJDR -- Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Registry

ATAGI -- Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation

BFV -- Barmah Forest virus

CDI -- Communicable Diseases Intelligence

CDNA -- Communicable Diseases Network Australia

CDWG -- Case Definitions Working Group

CJD -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

COB -- Country of birth

CRS -- congenital rubella syndrome

DENV -- dengue virus

Hib -- Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIV -- human immunodeficiency virus

HPAIH -- highly pathogenic avian influenza in humans

HUS -- haemolytic uraemic syndrome

IMD -- invasive meningococcal disease

IPD -- invasive pneumococcal disease

JEV -- Japanese encephalitis virus

KUNV -- Kunjin virus

MMR -- measles-mumps-rubella

MVEV -- Murray Valley encephalitis virus

NAMAC -- National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee

NEC -- not elsewhere classified

NIP -- National Immunisation Program

NN -- not notifiable

NNDSS -- National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

NPRL -- National Polio Reference Laboratory

NSC -- National Surveillance Committee

PCR -- polymerase chain reaction

RRV -- Ross River virus

SARS -- severe acute respiratory syndrome

SD -- Statistical Division

SSD -- Statistical Subdivision

STEC -- Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

STI(s) -- sexually transmissible infections(s)

TB -- tuberculosis

VPD(s) -- vaccine preventable disease(s)

VTEC -- verotoxigenic Escherichia coli

VZV -- varicella zoster virus

WHO -- World Health Organization

WHOCC -- World Health Organization Collaborating Center

WPR -- Western Pacific Region

WPV -- wild-type poliovirus

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