Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2014

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

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Abstract

The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) was established in 1993 to facilitate national active surveillance of uncommon diseases of childhood including selected communicable diseases. This report includes data on the following conditions: acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), a surrogate condition for poliovirus infection; congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV); congenital rubella; perinatal exposure to HIV and paediatric HIV infection; neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV); congenital varicella; neonatal varicella; and juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papilloma- tosis (JoRRP). Surveillance of severe complications of influenza was undertaken during the influenza season (July to September 2014).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E216-E220
Number of pages5
JournalCommunicable diseases intelligence quarterly report
Volume40
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2016
Externally publishedYes

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