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Nocardiosis in the Illawarra-Shoalhaven region from 2010 to 2019

Darcy Gray, Simeon Crawford, Peter Newton || || Published online: 16/02/2022
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Utilisation of antimicrobials used to treat bacterial pneumonia in principal referral hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia, 2020

Erin Connor, Kavita Rasiah, Nadine Hillock || || Published online: 16/02/2022
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The 2018 annual cost burden for children under five years of age hospitalised with respiratory syncytial virus in Australia

Natasha K Brusco, Annette Alafaci, Jane Tuckerman, Helena Frawley, Jeremy Pratt, Andrew J Daley, Angela K Todd, Yi-Mo Deng, Kanta Subbarao, Ian Barr, Nigel W Crawford || || Published online: 16/02/2022
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Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: Pertussis, 2013–2018

Kushani S Marshall, Helen E Quinn, Alexis J Pillsbury, Julia E Maguire, Robyn M Lucas, Aditi Dey, Frank H Beard, Kristine K Macartney, Peter B McIntyre || || Published online: 27/1/2022
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Salmonellosis in Australia in 2020: possible impacts of COVID-19 related public health measures

Barbara P F Davis, Janaki Amin, Neil Franklin, Paul J Beggs || || Published online: 27/1/2022
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Short report

Emergence of non-choleragenic Vibrio infections in Australia

Michelle Harlock, Stewart Quinn, Alison R Turnbull || || Published online: 16/02/2022
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Quarterly reports

Meningococcal Surveillance Australia: Reporting period 1 July to 30 September 2021

Monica M Lahra, Masoud Shoushtari, Tiffany R Hogan, for the National Neisseria Network || || Published online: 27/1/2022
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