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).
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Jun 2016|