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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. Measles

    31 Aug 2018

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

  3. 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...

  4. Meningococcal disease

    31 Aug 2018

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

  5. Molluscum contagiosum

    06 Aug 2018

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

  6. Mumps

    31 Aug 2018

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

  7. Murray Valley encephalitis

    31 Aug 2018

    Murray Valley encephalitis must be notified immediately in Victoria. It may present as non-encephalitic, encephalitic or asymptomatic disease...

  8. Mycobacterial infections (non-tuberculosis)

    29 Aug 2018

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

  9. Mycobacterial infections (tuberculosis)

    31 Aug 2018

    Tuberculosis is usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and is notifiable. School exclusions apply. An outbreak in Australia is not likely...

  10. Mycobacterium ulcerans infection

    31 Aug 2018

    Mycobacterium ulcerans infection must be notified in Victoria. The exact mode of transmission is unknown...