Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2003: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System - Abbreviations

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2003 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2003. The full report is available in 20 HTML documents. This document contains the Abbreviations. The full report is also available in PDF format from the Table of contents page.

Page last updated: 14 April 2005

Megge Miller, Paul Roche, Keflemariam Yohannes, Jenean Spencer, Mark Bartlett, Julia Brotherton, Jenny Hutchinson, Martyn Kirk, Ann McDonald, Claire Vadjic

Abbreviations used in this report

ACIR Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

AFP Acute flaccid paralysis

AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ASPREN Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network

ASVS Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule

BFV Barmah Forest virus

CDI Communicable Diseases Intelligence

CDNA Communicable Diseases Network Australia

DENV Dengue fever virus

DoHA Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

DTP Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine

Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIC Health Insurance Commission

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

HUS Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

ICD10-AM International Classification of Diseases, version 10, Australian Modification

IPD Invasive pneumococcal disease

JEV Japanese encephalitis virus

KUNV Kunjin virus

LabVISE Laboratory Virology and Serology Reporting Scheme

MMR Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine

NCHECR National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research

NEC Not elsewhere classified

NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council

NN Not notifiable

NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

OPV Oral polio vaccine

RRV Ross River virus

SLTEC Shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli

STI(s) Sexually transmissible infection(s)

TB Tuberculosis

VPD(s) Vaccine preventable disease(s)

VTEC Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli

WHO World Health Organization

This article {extract} was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 29 No 1 March 2005 and may be downloaded as a full version PDF from the Table of contents page.

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