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  1. Malaria

    31 Aug 2018

    Malaria is a notifiable disease in Australia. Malaria is not endemic in Australia, but northern parts of Australia are at risk...

  2. Managing exposures to blood and body fluids or substances

    17 Jul 2017

    The Victorian Blue Book for infectious diseases recommends certain protocols when managing exposures to blood and body fluids or substances...

  3. Managing spills of blood and body fluids and substances

    16 Nov 2015

    The Victorian Blue Book for infectious diseases outlines how to manage spills of blood and body fluids/substances...

  4. Measles

    31 Aug 2018

    Measles must be notified immediately in Victoria. Measles is vaccine-preventable, as part of the MMR (measles–mumps–rubella) vaccine...

  5. Melioidosis

    06 Aug 2018

    Melioidosis is endemic in northern Australia. In parts of the Northern Territory, it is a common cause of community-acquired bacteraemic pneumonia...

  6. Meningococcal disease

    31 Aug 2018

    Meningococcal disease must be notified immediately in Victoria. Vaccines are available for some meningococcus serogroups...

  7. Molluscum contagiosum

    06 Aug 2018

    Molluscum contagiosum is a viral disease of the skin. It is transmitted by direct contact, fomites or sexual contact...

  8. Mosquito management for arboviruses

    14 Jun 2018

    The Framework for mosquito management in Victoria includes information about developing a local mosquito management program...

  9. Multi-resistant organisms risk management strategy

    06 Feb 2017

    The patient-centred risk management strategy for multi-resistant organisms helps Victorian health services to assess risk in individual patients...

  10. Mumps

    31 Aug 2018

    Mumps must be notified within 5 days of diagnosis. School exclusions apply...