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  1. Salmonellosis

    31 Aug 2018

    Salmonellosis is a notifiable disease in Victoria, and school exclusions apply. Victoria has about 2,000 cases of salmonellosis reported each year...

  2. Salmonellosis Summary

    06 Nov 2015

    Tabulated summary of cases of salmonellosis in Victoria for each of the past four weeks; total and rate for the previous 12 months; the year to date for the current and previous three years and...

  3. Scabies

    06 Aug 2018

    Scabies is a highly contagious parasitic skin infestation. (Norwegian) scabies is a particularly virulent infestation...

  4. Scabies control guidelines

    16 Nov 2015

    Scabies is highly contagious and spreads more easily in facilities where close contact occurs, such as in prisons and aged care facilities...

  5. School exclusion table

    16 Nov 2015

    Schools and children’s centres have a responsibility to exclude children who have infectious diseases in Victoria...

  6. Seasonal influenza reports

    29 May 2018

    During Victoria’s annual influenza season (typically April to October), the department issues weekly reports on influenza activity across the state...

  7. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

    31 Aug 2018

    SARS must be notified immediately in Victoria. Health authorities are vigilant in SARS surveillance, to quickly detect another outbreak...

  8. Sexually transmissible infections - 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. Shigellosis

    31 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, shigellosis is a notifiable disease, and school exclusions apply. The infectious dose is low, and may be as few as 10 organisms...

  10. Slapped cheek disease

    06 Aug 2018

    Erythema infectiosum, or slapped check disease, is a mild disease that is common in children. Outbreaks are in the winter and spring...