Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 38 Number 4, December 2014


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Original articles

An outbreak of gastroenteritis linked to a buffet lunch served at a Canberra restaurant
Timothy S Sloan-Gardner, Anna-Jane Glynn-Robinson, April Roberts-Witteveen, Radomir Krsteski, Keith Rogers, Andrew Kaye, Cameron RM Moffatt
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Surveillance snapshot of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitals across Queensland detects binary toxin producing ribotype UK 244
Charlotte A Huber, Lisa Hall, Niki F Foster, Mareeka Gray, Michelle Allen, Leisha J Richardson, Jennifer Robson, Renu Vohra, Sanmarie Schlebusch, Narelle George, Graeme R Nimmo, Thomas V Riley, David L Paterson
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Histamine fish poisoning in Australia, 2001 to 2013
Katrina E Knope, Timothy S Sloan-Gardner, Russell J Stafford
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Short reports

Public health response to a measles outbreak in a large correctional facility, Queensland, 2013
Madhumati Chatterji, Anne M Baldwin, Rajendra Prakash, Susan A Vlack, Stephen B Lambert
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Toxigenic cutaneous diphtheria in a returned traveller
Nur R Abdul Rahim, Ann P Koehler, Doug D Shaw, Caitlin R Graham
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Annual reports

Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme annual report, 2013
Monica M Lahra, Rodney P Enriquez
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Australian Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis Outcome Programme annual report, 2013
Geoffrey W Coombs, Graeme R Nimmo, Denise A Daley, Tam T Le, Julie C Pearson, Hui-Leen Tan, James O Robinson, Peter J Collignon, Mary-Louise McLaws, John D Turnidge for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Programme annual report, 2013
Geoffrey W Coombs, Julie C Pearson, Denise A Daley, Tam T 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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Enterobacteriaceae Sepsis Outcome Programme annual report, 2013
John D Turnidge, Thomas Gottlieb, David H Mitchell, Geoffrey W Coombs, Denise A Daley, Jan M Bell for the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
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Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program annual report, 2013
Carl D Kirkwood, Susie Roczo-Farkas, and the Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Group
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Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2013
Marie Deverell, Yvonne A Zurynski, Elizabeth J Elliott, and all chief investigators of APSU surveillance studies
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Australia, update to December 2013
Genevieve M Klug, Alison Boyd, Shannon Sarros, Christiane Stehmann, Marion Simpson, Catriona McLean, Colin L Masters, Steven J Collins
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Tuberculosis notifications in Australia, 2011
Christina Bareja, Justin Waring, Richard Stapledon, Cindy Toms, Paul Douglas and the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee, for the Communicable Diseases Network Australia
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Tuberculosis in Australia: bacteriologically-confirmed cases and drug resistance, 2011
Richard Lumb, Ivan B Bastian, Peter J Jelfs, Terillee J Keehner, Sushil K Pandey, Aina Sievers
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Future reporting of tuberculosis in Australia
Richard Lumb
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Quarterly reports

OzFoodNet quarterly report, 1 April to 30 June 2013
The OzFoodNet Working Group
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National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 July to 30 September 2014
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 April to 30 June 2014
Monica M Lahra, for the Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
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Meningococcal surveillance Australia, 1 July to 30 September 2014
Monica M Lahra, Rodney Enriquez for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 July to 30 September 2013
Monique B-N Chilver, Daniel Blakeley, Nigel P Stocks for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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Policies and guidelines

Essential components of a tuberculosis control program within Australia
The National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee
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Call for reviewers
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Reviewers for Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2014
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CDI indexes

Index to Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2014
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