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  1. Bairnsdale ulcer – M. ulcerans infection

    31 Aug 2018

    Mycobacterium ulcerans infection must be notified in Victoria. The exact mode of transmission is unknown...

  2. Barmah Forest virus disease

    31 Aug 2018

    Barmah Forest virus (BFV) disease is notifiable. In Victoria, the number of notified cases per year varies largely depends on the conditions...

  3. Beaufort wind scale for pesticide spraying

    16 Nov 2015

    Pest control operators need to be aware of wind conditions and the Beaufort scale, as some conditions are not ideal for spraying pesticides...

  4. Beauty therapy – infection prevention and control

    17 Apr 2016

    Beauty therapy procedures can transmit infections. These businesses should follow guidelines for infection control and prevention...

  5. Becoming an approved radiation safety tester

    29 Aug 2018

    An approved tester has the necessary qualifications and experience to assess whether a radiation source complies with the relevant safety standards...

  6. Bedbugs - pest control

    10 Jul 2018

    Bedbugs are a relatively common pest in Australia. A combination of non-chemical and chemical treatments is typically needed to control bedbugs...

  7. Bird flu (avian influenza)

    06 Aug 2018

    Avian influenza (AI), commonly called bird flu, is an infectious viral disease of birds. Most AI viruses do not infect humans, but some strains can...

  8. Blood borne viruses - 2009

    16 Nov 2015

    Doctors and pathology services in Victoria are required to notify cases of certain infectious diseases to the Department of Health. This report outlines infectious disease notifications for 2009...

  9. Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)

    22 Jun 2017

    Cyanobacteriacan be found in almost all of Australia's aquatic systems, including rivers, lakes and estuaries...

  10. Blue-green algae - health effects

    26 Jun 2017

    Blooms can make water unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities and agriculture...