Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 41 Number 1 - March 2017

This issue contains a commentary, six peer-reviewed articles, two revised case definitions and two annual reports as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Invited commentary

Developing research priorities for Australia’s response to infectious disease emergencies
Sharon R Lewin, Ross M Andrews, JodieáMcVernon, Julie Milland, MirandaáZáSmith, Tania C Sorrell on behalf of the investigators of the Australian Partnership for Preparedness Research on Infectious Disease Emergencies
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Original articles

Influenza testing trends in surveillance general practices in Victoria 2007 to 2014
Genevieve A Cowie, James E Fielding, BenjamináC Cowie
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An outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul gastroenteritis after attending a school camp in the Northern Territory, Australia
Anthony DK Draper, Claire N Morton, JoshuaáNIáHeath, Justin A Lim, Peter G Markey
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An outbreak of salmonellosis associated with duck prosciutto at a Northern Territory restaurant
Anthony DK Draper, Claire N Morton, JoshuaáNIáHeath, Justin A Lim, AnninkaáIáSchiek, Stephanie Davis, VickiáLáKrause, PeteráGáMarkey
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The molecular epidemiology of norovirus outbreaks in Victoria, 2014 to 2015
Leesa D Bruggink, Jean M Moselen, JohnáAáMarshall
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Evaluation of bacille Calmette-GuÚrin immunisation programs in Australia
Gulam Khandaker, Frank H Beard, AditiáDey, Chris Coulter, Alexandra J Hendry, KristineáKáMacartney
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Community acquired syndromes causing morbidity and mortality in Australia
Shweta Sharma, Emmy Sneath, Allen C Cheng, N Deborah Friedman
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Policy and guidelines

Revised surveillance case definitions: Diphtheria; Varicella-zoster infection (not elsewhere classified)
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Annual reports

Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme annual report, 2015
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez for the National Neisseria Network
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Immunisation coverage annual report, 2014
Brynley P Hull, Alexandra J Hendry, AditiáDey, Frank H Beard, Julia M Brotherton, PeteráBáMcIntyre
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Quarterly reports

OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 October to 31 December 2014
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 October to 31áDecember 2016
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 July 2015 and 30áJuneá2016 cohort, assessed as at 30áSeptember 2016
Alexandra J 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 30áSeptemberá2016
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, for The National Neisseria Network
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The Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 October to 31áDecember 2016
Monique B-N Chilver, Daniel Blakeley, Nigel P Stocks for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance, 1 October to 31áDecemberá2016
Kate Pennington 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.