Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2013

Marie Deverell, Yvonne A. Zurynski, Elizabeth J. Elliott, all chief investigators of Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit surveillance studies

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This report provides an update on the surveillance conducted by the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) during the period January to December 2013. The APSU facilitates national active surveillance of uncommon diseases of childhood including selected communicable diseases. This report includes data on the following conditions: acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV), congenital rubella, perinatal exposure to HIV and paediatric HIV infection, neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV), congenital varicella, neonatal varicella, severe complications of varicella and juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JoRRP). Surveillance of severe complications of influenza was undertaken during the influenza season (July to September 2013).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E343-E347
Number of pages5
JournalCommunicable diseases intelligence quarterly report
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014
Externally publishedYes


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