Australia's notifiable diseases status, 1999: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

This article published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 25, No 4, November 2001 contains the 1999 annual report of National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. This annual report is available as 32 HTML documents and is also available in PDF format.

Page last updated: 17 December 2001

A print friendly PDF version is available from this Communicable Diseases Intelligence issue's table of contents.


ABS - Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACT - Australian Capital Territory
ACIR - Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
AGSP - Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
AIHW - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Ag - Antigen
APSU - Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
ASPREN - Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network
ATAGI - Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
BF - Barmah Forest virus
BSE - Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDI - Communicable Diseases Intelligence
CDNA - Communicable Diseases Network Australia
CJD - Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
CSF - Cerebrospinal fluid
DHAC - Department of Health and Aged Care
DTP - Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (vaccine)
ELISA - Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
GP - General practitioner
GPII - General Practitioner Immunisation Incentives
HBcAg - Hepatitis B core antigen
HBsAg - Hepatitis B surface antigen
HBV - Hepatitis B virus
HCV - Hepatitis C virus
HDV - Hepatitis D virus
HEV - Hepatitis E virus
Hib - Haemophilus influenzae type b
HIV - Human immunodeficiency virus
HUS - Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
ICD10 - International Classification of Diseases Version 10
IFA - Immunofluorescence assay
IgG - Immunoglobulin G
IgM - Immunoglobulin M
JE - Japanese encephalitis
JETACAR - Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance
LabVISE - Laboratory Virology and Serology Surveillance Scheme
LGV - Lymphogranuloma venereum
MMR - Measles-mumps-rubella (vaccine)
MMWR - Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MRLN - Australian Mycobacterial Reference Laboratory Network
MVE - Murray Valley encephalitis
NNDSS - National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
NCHECR - National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research
NCIRS - National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (of Vaccine Preventable Diseases)
NEC - Not elsewhere classified
NEPSS - National Enteric Pathogen Surveillance Scheme
NHMRC - National Health and Medical Research Council
NLV - Norwalk-like virus
NMSS - National Mycobacterial Surveillance System
NN - Not notifiable
NSW - New South Wales
NT - Northern Territory
OPV - Oral polio vaccine
PCR - Polymerase chain reaction
PHLN - Public Health Laboratory Network
Qld - Queensland
RR - Ross River virus
SA - South Australia
SD - Statistical Division
SLTEC, VTEC - Shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli, verotoxigenic E. coli
STI - Sexually transmitted infection
Tas - Tasmania
TB - Tuberculosis
UK - United Kingdom
VAPP - Vaccine associated paralytic poliomyelitis
Vic - Victoria
WA - Western Australia
WHO - World Health Organization

This article was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 25, No 4, November 2001.

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