Communicable Diseases Intelligence issues for 1996

This page contains all issues of the fortnightly bulletin, Communicable Diseases Intelligence, published in 1996. All documents are available in PDF format only.

Page last updated: 31 December 1996

These publications were produced by the Australian Department of Human Services and Health and the Australian Department of Health and Family Services, now the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

To search for an article by subject, please refer to the CDI subject index 1996 (PDF file 34KB)
To search for an article by author, please refer to the CDI author index 1996 (PDF file 16KB)

If you are unable to download any of the PDF documents please email cdi.editor@health.com.au

Table of Contents - Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 20 1996

Issue 1 - 8 January 1996 | Issue 2 - 22 January 1996 | Issue 3 - 5 February 1996
Issue 4 - 19 February 1996 | Issue 5 - 4 March 1996 | Issue 6 - 18 March 1996
Issue 7 - 1 April 1996 | Issue 8 - 15 April 1996 | Issue 9 - 29 April 1996
Issue 10 - 13 May 1996 | Issue 11 - 27 May 1996 | Issue 12 - 10 June 1996
Issue 13 - 24 June 1996 | Issue 14 - 8 July 1996 | Issue 15 - 22 July 1996
Issue 16 - 5 August 1996 | Issue 17 - 19 August 1996 | Issue 18 - 2 September 1996
Issue 19 - 16 September 1996 | Issue 20 - 30 September 1996 | Issue 21 - 14 October 1996
Issue 22 - 28 October 1996 | Issue 23 - 11 November 1996 | Issue 24 - 25 November 1996
Issue 25 - 9 December 1996


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Volume 20 Number 25, 9 December 1996 (PDF file 597KB)

Overseas briefs (PDF file 76KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 175KB)


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Volume 20 Number 24, 25 November 1996 (PDF file 681KB)

Articles

Overseas briefs (PDF file 38KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 91KB)


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Volume 20 Number 23, 11 November 1996 (PDF file 486KB)

Articles

Overseas briefs (PDF file 31KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 102KB)


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Volume 20 Number 22, 28 October 1996 (PDF file 537KB)

Articles

Overseas briefs (PDF file 34KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 111KB)


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Volume 20 Number 21, 14 October 1996 (PDF file 1,293KB)

Articles

Outbreak

Overseas briefs (PDF file 27KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 127KB)


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Volume 20 Number 20, 30 September 1996 (PDF file 577KB)

Articles

Overseas briefs (PDF file 31KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 141KB)


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Volume 20 Number 19, 16 September 1996 (PDF file 569KB)

Articles

Overseas briefs (PDF file 17KB)
Communicable diseases surveillance (PDF file 145KB)


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Volume 20 Number 18, 2 September 1996 (PDF file 531KB)

Articles

  • Enhanced surveillance for incident cases of hepatitis C in Australia, 1995
    (Ross Andrews and Margaret Curran)
  • Editorial: hepatitis C surveillance
    (Stephen Locarnini and Jeremy McAnulty)

Outbreak

  • Invasive meningococcal disease Outbreak in western Sydney

Correspondence

  • Toxic shock syndrome testing

Notices to readers

  • Public Health Association of Australia Inc. Fifth National Immunisation Conference
  • Fourth National Symposium on Hepatitis C and Related Viruses Including Hepatitis G
  • Correction - Meningococcal disease in Australia

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 17, 19 August 1996 (PDF file 537KB)

Articles

  • Meningococcal disease in Australia
    (Rosemary Munro and John Tapsall)

Outbreak

  • Two linked cases of Legionnaires' disease, South Australia
    (Martyn Kirk, Rachel Wells, Carolyn Walker and Jan Lanser)

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 16, 5 August 1996 (PDF file 506KB)

Articles

  • An Outbreak of severe gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus in the Solomon Islands
    (Elizabeth Rodgers, Paul Masendycz, Helen Bugg and Ruth Bishop)

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 15, 22 July 1996 (PDF file 522KB)

Articles

  • Toxic shock syndromes in Australia and New Zealand 1990-1994
    (Priscilla Robinson, Margaret Peel, George Skowronski and Graham Rouch)
  • Testing for toxic shock syndrome
    (Jenny Robson)

Notices to readers

  • Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Scientific Meeting
  • 28th Annual Conference of the Public Health Association of Australia Inc
  • Change to Internet address for CDI
  • Global situation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic

Overseas briefs

  • Influenza update, New Zealand
  • Cerebrospinal meningitis
  • Dengue/dengue haemorrhagic fever
  • Cholera update

Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 14, 8 July 1996 (PDF file 506KB)

Articles

  • Invasive meningococcal disease in North Queensland, 1990-1994
    (Jeffrey Hanna, Bradley McCall and Denise Murphy)
  • Human health aspects of a possible lyssavirus in a black flying fox
    (Scott Crerar, Helen Longbottom, John Rooney and Peter Thornber)

Outbreak

  • Human salmonellosis and peanut butter
  • The Salmonella Mbandaka Outbreak - an Australian overview
    (Graeme Oliver)

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 13, 24 June 1996 (PDF file 566KB)

Articles

  • Rotavirus infection - the need for a vaccine
    (Ruth Bishop and Graeme Barnes)
  • Three cases of diarrhoea from Penang, Malaysia
    (David L Paterson, Colleen P Brenton, and Jennifer M B Robson)
  • Cholera information for the Australian traveller
  • Cholera
  • The role of a diagnostic reference laboratory in malaria surveillance
    (John Walker)
  • Editorial: malaria surveillance in Australia
    (Graeme Oliver)

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 12, 10 June 1996 (PDF file 609KB)

Articles

  • An Outbreak of hepatitis A in a child-care centre
    (Rod Davidson, Ossama El-Saadi, Debbie Longhurst, Desley Kassulke)
  • Catering on the move - investigating a typical Outbreak of gastroenteritis
    (Mark Veitch, Catherine Ferreira, Kylie Densten, Selena Heaton, Julia Griffith)
  • Tropical influenza surveillance
    (Fay Johnston)

Overseas briefs
Correspondence
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 11, 27 May 1996 (PDF file 584KB)

Articles

  • Haemophilus Influenzae type b vaccination coverage in the Australia Capital Territory for children aged nine months and two years
    (Eddie O'Brien and Ann Kempe)
  • Network on antimicrobial resistance monitoring
  • Haemorrhagic fevers in Africa
  • Possible reservoir host of equine morbillivirus identified
    (Peter Yong)

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 10, 13 May 1996 (PDF file 526KB)

Articles

  • An Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157 infection on the Gold Coast
    (Brad McCall et al)
  • Should STD surveillance include ethnicity data?
    (Meredith Temple-Smith and Sandra Gifford)

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 9, 29 April 1996 (PDF file 261KB)

Articles

  • Influenza - dealing with a continually emerging disease
    (Alan Hampson)
  • Immunisation coverage of two year old children in child-care centres in Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions of New South Wales
    (Glenis Lloyd)
  • Editorial: measuring immunisation coverage
    (Robert Hall)
  • Adult tetanus vaccination level survey 1996, South Australia

Overseas briefs
Notices to readers

  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseases enquiries

Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 8, 15 April 1996 (PDF file 1,263KB)

Articles

  • Vaccination against Japanese encephalitis in the Torres Strait
    (Jeffrey Hanna, Dianne Barnett, Dan Ewald)
  • Reappearance of the Japanese encephalitis virus in the Torres Strait, 1996
    (Jack Shield, Jeffrey Hanna, Debra Phillips)
  • Pertussis and the acellular vaccines
    (Margaret Burgess, Jill Forrest)
  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy and possible human risks

Correspondence

  • Accelerated primary immunisation schedule
    (David Sloan)

Overseas briefs
Notices to readers

  • Development of a National Communicable diseases surveillance Strategy
  • Seventh Arbovirus Research in Australia/Second Mosquito Control Association of Australia Conference

Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 7, 1 April 1996 (PDF file 283KB)

Articles

  • World Health Organization tuberculosis notification update, 1994
  • Are we running out of antibiotics?
    (Beryl Wild)
  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy in the United Kingdom
  • Meningitis in Africa - the constant challenge of epidemics

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 6, 18 March 1996 (PDF file 338KB)

Articles

  • An Outbreak of Ross River virus disease in the south-west of Western Australia
  • National influenza surveillance 1995
  • Influenza vaccine formula for the northern winter 1996-1996
  • National Health and Medical Research Council recommendations on influenza immunisation

Correspondence

  • Composition of influenza vaccine for the southern hemisphere winter, 1996

Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 5, 4 March 1996 (PDF file 317KB)

Articles

  • Tuberculosis notification in Australia, 1994
    (Graeme Oliver)
  • Hepatitis A associated with a child-care centre
    (Graham Tallis, Mark Veitch, Bronwen Harries)

Outbreak

  • Ross River virus in Western Australia

Overseas briefs
Notices to readers
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 4, 19 February 1996 (PDF file 592KB)

Articles

  • Epidemiology of malaria in Australia 1991 - 1995
    (Helen Longbottom)
  • World malaria situation in 1993

Overseas briefs
Notices to readers

  • International Symposium of Disaster and Health
  • Yale University Emerging Infections Information Network

Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 3, 5 February 1996 (PDF file 1,563KB)

Articles

  • The current global situation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic
  • World Health Organization provisional working estimates of adult HIV prevalence
  • Editorial: Global HIV/AIDS - a changing picture
    (John Kaldor)
  • Melioidosis and the monsoon in tropical Australia
    (Bart Currie)
  • Diphtheria: May be not!
    (Jennifer MB Robson, Michael Harrison, Lindsay W Wing and Roscoe Taylor)

Correspondence
Overseas briefs
Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 2, 22 January 1996 (PDF file 632KB)

Articles

  • Annual report of the CDI Sterile Sites Laboratory Reporting Scheme, 1994
  • LabDOSS peritoneal dialysate isolates, 1992 to 1994
  • CDI readership survey
  • Editorial: CDI - moving ahead

Overseas briefs
CDI Notices to readers

  • CDI electronic distribution on World Wide Web site
  • Review of the role of laboratories in communicable disease surveillance and control

Communicable diseases surveillance


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Volume 20 Number 1, 8 January 1996 (PDF file 1.4 MB)

Articles

  • Validation of reported risk exposure in persons with newly diagnosed HIV infection
  • School entry immunisation certificates: a useful tool for immunisation surveillance?

Surveillance data in CDI
Overseas briefs
CDI Notices to readers
CDI Editorial Advisory Board
CDI Electronic Distribution
The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
Communicable diseases surveillance

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