Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 40 Number 1 - March 2016

This issue contains one peer-reviewed article, one short report and three annual reports as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Original article

Clinical diagnosis and chemical confirmation of ciguatera fish poisoning in New South Wales, Australia
Hazel Farrell, Anthony Zammit, D Tim Harwood, Paul McNabb, Craig Shadbolt, Jennifer Manning, John A Turahui, Debra J van den Berg, Lisa Szabo
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Short report

Infectious and congenital syphilis notifications associated with an ongoing outbreak in northern Australia
Amy Bright, Australian Government Department of Health and Johanna Dups, Western Australian Department of Health, on behalf of the Multijurisdictional Syphilis Outbreak Group
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Surveillance summaries

Surveillance systems reported in Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2016
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Annual reports

Arboviral diseases and malaria in Australia, 2012–13: Annual report of the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee
Katrina E Knope, Nina Kurucz, Stephen L Doggett, Mike Muller, Cheryl A Johansen, Rebecca Feldman, Michaela Hobby, Sonya Bennett, Angus Sly, Stacey Lynch, Bart J Currie, Jay Nicholson, and the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee
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Australia’s notifiable disease status, 2014: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
NNDSS Annual Report Working Group
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Immunisation coverage annual report, 2013
Brynley P Hull, Aditi Dey, Frank H Beard, Robert I Menzies, Julia M Brotherton, Peter B McIntyre
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Quarterly reports

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 October to 31 December 2015
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 July to 30 June cohort, assessed as at 30 September 2015
Alexandra Hendry for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 July to 30 September 2015
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, for The National Neisseria Network
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 October to 31 December 2015
Monique B-N Chilver, Daniel Blakeley, Nigel P Stocks for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia, 1 October to 31 December 2015
Rachel de Kluyver, Cindy Toms and the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group, for the Communicable Diseases Network Australia
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Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope
Associate Editors: Timothy Sloan-Gardner
Editorial and Production Staff: Alison Milton

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Opinions expressed in Communicable Diseases Intelligence are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Australian Government Department of Health or the Communicable Diseases Network Australia. Data may be subject to revision.