Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2002: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System - Abbreviations

The Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2002 report provides data and an analysis of communicable disease incidence in Australia during 2002. The full report is available in 20 HTML documents. This document contains the Abbreviations. The full report is also available in PDF format from the Table of contents page.

Page last updated: 04 March 2004

This article {extract} was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 29 No 1 March 2005 and may be downloaded as a full version PDF from the Table of contents page.

Abbreviations used in this report

ABL Australian bat lyssavirus

ACIR Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

AIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ASPREN Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network

BF Barmah Forest virus

CDI Communicable Diseases Intelligence

CDNA Communicable Diseases Network Australia

DoHA Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIV Human immunodeficiency virus

HUS Haemolytic uraemic syndrome

ICD10-AM International Classification of Diseases, version 10, Australian Modification

IPD Invasive pneumococcal disease

JE Japanese encephalitis virus

LabVISE Laboratory Virology and Serology Reporting Scheme

MVE Murray Valley encephalitis virus

NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

NCHECR National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research

NCIRS National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases

NEC Not elsewhere classified

NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council

NN Not notifiable

PCR Polymerase chain reaction

RR Ross River virus

SD(s) Statistical Division(s)

SLTEC Shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli

STI(s) Sexually transmitted infection(s)

TB Tuberculosis

VPD(s) Vaccine preventable disease(s)

VTEC Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli

WHO World Health Organization

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