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Mosquito borne diseases surveillance

Queensland has established surveillance systems for the following mosquito borne diseases:

  • Barmah Forest virus
  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue
  • Flavivirus unspecified
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • West Nile virus/Kunjn virus
  • Malaria
  • Murray Valley encephalitis
  • Ross River virus
  • Yellow Fever
  • Zika virus
  • Other alpha and bunyaviruses.

Data on cases are reported to the Notifiable Conditions System and are reported by onset date of disease. These data are published weekly in the Notifiable conditions report.

Surveillance case definitions for each disease are available in the relevant Queensland Health guidelines.

Overseas acquired mosquito borne diseases

Weekly Report on overseas acquired dengue notifications

A weekly report is produced that reports on overseas acquired dengue notified in Queensland by serotype, Hospital and Health Service and country of acquisition.

Download the weekly report on overseas acquired dengue in Queensland (PDF, 127kB)

Quarterly report on overseas acquired mosquito borne diseases

A quarterly report is prepared on all mosquito borne diseases of public health interest notified in Queensland that were acquired overseas. This report includes data on diseases by the country of acquisition and trends in notifications.

Download the quarterly report on overseas acquired mosquito borne diseases of public health importance in Queensland

Request more information

The release of notifiable conditions data by Queensland Health is governed by processes which protects the privacy and confidentiality of individuals.

Access to and use of notifiable conditions data always requires an assessment before approval to release.

Download the request form (PDF 523 kB). This document includes:

  • more information about the governance processes for releasing this data
  • the form.

Related information

Read more about mosquito borne diseases in Queensland.

Last updated: 8 November 2017