Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 38 Number 3, September 2014


Epidemiology of pertussis in Australia

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Pertussis control in Australia – the current state of play
Dr Helen Quinn, Senior Research Fellow, National Centre for Immunisation and Research of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Original articles

Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: pertussis, 2006–2012
Alexis Pillsbury, Helen E Quinn, Peter B McIntyre
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Finding the ‘who’ in whooping cough: vaccinated siblings are important pertussis sources in infants 6 months of age and under
Christina Bertilone, Tania Wallace, Linda A Selvey
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A state-wide information campaign during a pertussis epidemic in New South Wales, 2010
Paula J Spokes, Alexander E Rosewell, Alex S Stephens, Jeremy M McAnulty
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Annual reports

Immunisation coverage, 2012
Brynley P Hull, Aditi Dey, Rob I Menzies, Julia M Brotherton, Peter B McIntyre
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Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia, 2012
Deepika Mahajan, Aditi Dey, Jane Cook, Bronwen Harvey, Rob I Menzies, Kristine K Macartney
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Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Progamme, 2011
Geoffrey W Coombs, Julie C Pearson, Denise A Daley, Tam Le, James O Robinson, Thomas Gottlieb, Benjamin P Howden, Paul DR Johnson, Catherine M Bennett, Timothy P Stinear, John D Turnidge for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Quarterly reports

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 April to 30 June 2014
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 October to 31 December cohort, assessed as at 31 March 2014
Brynley P Hull for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme quarterly report, 1 April to 30 June 2014
Monica M Lahra for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 April to 30 June 2013
Monique Chilver, Daniel Blakeley for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia, 1 April to 30 June 2014
Rachel de Kluyver for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Policies and guidelines

Recommended composition of the Australian influenza vaccine for the 2015 season
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