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  1. Gastroenteritis from animals

    16 Nov 2015

    Infectious diseases can be spread from animals to humans. When in contact with animals, take extra care to prevent the spread of infection...

  2. Gastrointestinal illness – investigation guidelines

    21 Apr 2017

    The Guidelines for the investigation of gastrointestinal illness guides investigators throughout the whole investigation process...

  3. Genetic fingerprinting of Listeria and Salmonella

    16 Nov 2015

    The project is about genetic profiling to identify two common sources of foodborne illness – Salmonella and Listeria species...

  4. German measles (rubella)

    31 Aug 2018

    Rubella is a notifiable disease. Rubella is not common in Australia, due to widespread vaccination with the measles–mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccine...

  5. Giardiasis

    06 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, giardiasis is not notifiable, but school and childcare exclusions still apply. Children are affected more often than adults...

  6. Gippsland Lakes seafood

    22 Jun 2017

    Blooms are common in the Gippsland Lakes, which can make seafood unsafe to eat...

  7. Gippsland Lakes – Mercury in fish study

    09 Jun 2017

    Testing of fish has shown that levels of mercury in long-lived fish species may be high. The most information is available for brown trout and redfin...

  8. Glandular fever

    06 Aug 2018

    Infectious mononucleosis is an acute viral infection that mainly affects young adults. Basic hygiene is the only recommended prevention method...

  9. Glue traps for pest control

    16 Nov 2015

    In Victoria, glue traps can only be sold to and used by pest commercial pest control operators. They are not available for the general public to buy and use...

  10. Golden staph infection

    06 Aug 2018

    Staphylococcal infection is usually mild, but methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is of growing concern in hospitals and the community...