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  1. Campylobacter infection

    31 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, Campylobacter infection must be notified. The infection may be subclinical or cause disease of variable severity...

  2. Candida auris (C. auris)

    07 Aug 2018

    Candida auris (also called C. auris) is an uncommon fungus that can cause serious infections...

  3. Chickenpox and shingles (varicella / herpes zoster)

    31 Aug 2018

    Chickenpox and shingles are contagious diseases that must be notified within 5 days of diagnosis, and can be controlled by vaccination...

  4. Chikungunya virus disease

    31 Aug 2018

    Chikungunya virus infection is notifiable in Victoria. The virus has not been detected in Australia; all presenting cases have been infected overseas...

  5. Chlamydia (genital infection)

    31 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, chlamydia is notifiable. Medical practitioners must also notify Child Protection Service if a child needs protection due to sexual abuse...

  6. Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection

    06 Aug 2018

    Chlamydophila pneumoniae is emerging as a frequent cause of both upper and lower respiratory tract infections, including bronchitis and pneumonia...

  7. Cholera

    31 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, cholera must be notified immediately. It is also subject to Australian quarantine...

  8. Clostridium botulinum infection (botulism)

    31 Aug 2018

    Botulism must be notified immediately in Victoria. Foodborne botulism – the most common form of botulism – is severe and often fatal...

  9. Clostridium difficile – associated diarrhoea

    06 Aug 2018

    C. difficile–associated diarrhoea often presents as colitis during or following antibiotic use. Not all infected people will develop symptoms...

  10. 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...