Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2007: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System - Abbreviations

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2007 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2007. The full report is available in 16 HTML documents. The full report is also available in PDF format from the Table of contents page.

Page last updated: 18 September 2009


ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics AFP acute flaccid paralysis

AGSP Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme

AIDS Acquired immonodeficiency syndrome

AMSP Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme

ANCJDR Australian National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Registry

APSU Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit

BFV Barmah Forest virus

CDI Communicable Diseases Intelligence

CDNA Communicable Diseases Network Australia

CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

DENV dengue virus

DHS Department of Human Services (Victoria)

Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIV human immunodeficiency virus

HPAIH highly pathogenic avian influenza in humans

HPV human papilloma virus

HUS haemolytic uraemic syndrome

IPD invasive pneumococcal disease

JEV Japanese encephalitis virus

KUNV Kunjin virus

MMR measles-mumps-rubella

MVEV Murray Valley encephalitis virus

NAMAC National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee

NCHECR National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research

NEC not elsewhere classified

NIP National Immunisation Program

NN not notifiable

NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases System

NPRL National Polio Reference Laboratory

NSC National Surveillance Committee

PEC Poliovirus Expert Committee

PCR polymerase chain reaction

PPNG penicillinase-producing' Neisseria gonorrhoeae

QRNG quinolone resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae

RRV Ross River virus

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome

SD Statistical Division

SSD Statistical Subdivision

STEC Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

STI(s) sexually transmissible infections(s)

TB tuberculosis

VPD(s) vaccine preventable disease(s)

VTEC verotoxigenic Escherichia coli

WHO World Health Organization

WPV wild-type polio virus

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