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  1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander summary (state wide Victoria)

    16 Jan 2020

    Data on infectious diseases and other conditions notifiable to the department in Victoria under Public Health and Wellbeing legislation...

  2. About head lice

    27 May 2016

    How to find head lice, the life cycle of head lice and treating head lice...

  3. Acronyms, abbreviations and glossary

    14 Jun 2018

    Common abbreviations and terminiology used for infectious diseases...

  4. Acute bacterial conjunctivitis

    31 Aug 2018

    Notification is required in Victoria, depending on which pathogen is identified in a case of acute bacterial conjunctivitis. School exclusions apply...

  5. Amoebiasis

    06 Aug 2018

    Amoebiasis is caused by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Most infections are asymptomatic, but can cause intestinal or extra-intestinal disease...

  6. Anthrax

    31 Aug 2018

    Anthrax must be notified immediately in Victoria. It is an acute bacterial disease that usually affects the skin...

  7. Appendices - 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...

  8. Ascariasis (roundworm infection)

    06 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, ascariasis, or roundworm infection, is not notifiable, but school exclusions may apply depending on the patient’s symptoms...

  9. Atypical mycobacteria

    29 Aug 2018

    Lung infections caused by atypical Mycobacterium spp. are not notifiable, and mainly cause infections in immunocompromised people...

  10. Avian influenza (bird flu)

    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...