Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2000: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status 2000 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2000. This section of the annual report contains the list of abbreviations used. The full report can be viewed in 23 HTML documents and is also available in PDF format. The 2000 annual report was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 26 No 2, June 2002.

Page last updated: 10 July 2002

A print friendly PDF version is available from this Communicable Diseases Intelligence issue's table of contents.


ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ACIR Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
ADF Australian Defence Forces
ADT Adult diphtheria tetanus vaccine
AFP Acute flaccid paralysis
AGSP Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Ag Antigen
AHMC Australian Health Minister's conference
ASPREN Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network
ATAGI Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
BBV Bloodborne viruses
CDC Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
CDI Communicable Diseases Intelligence
CDNA Communicable Diseases Network Australia
CIJIG Commonwealth Inter-departmental JETACAR and Implementation Group
CJD Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
DoHA Department of Health and Ageing
DTP Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (vaccine)
EAGAR Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance
ELISA Enzyme-linked Immunosorbant Assay
GBS Guillain Barre Syndrome
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
HBsAg Hepatitis B surface antigen
HBV Hepatitis B virus
HCV Hepatitis C virus
HDV Hepatitis D virus
HEV Hepatitis E virus
Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b
HIV Human Immunodeficiency virus
HUS Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases, version 10
IFA Immunofluorescence assay
IgG Immunoglobulin G
IgM Immunoglobulin M
JE Japanese encephalitis
JETACAR Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance
LabVISE Laboratory Virology and Serology Reporting Scheme
MMR Measles-mumps-rubella (vaccine)
MVE Murray Valley encephalitis
NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
NCHECR National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research
NEC Not elsewhere classified
NEPSS National Enteric Pathogen Surveillance Scheme
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NMSS National Mycobacterial Surveillance System
NN Not notifiable
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
OPV Oral polio vaccine
PCR Polymerase chain reaction
Qld Queensland
SA South Australia
SD Statistical Division
SLTEC Shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli
STI Sexually transmitted infection
Tas Tasmania
TB Tuberculosis
UK United Kingdom
USA United States of America
vCJD Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Vic Victoria
VPD Vaccine preventable diseases
VTEC Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli
WA Western Australia
WHO World Health Organization
WPR Western Pacific Region

This article was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 26, No 2, June 2002

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