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Notifiable conditions reports: Summary information

The communicable diseases update report contains comments on conditions for which notification numbers in the recent week are of public health interest.

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9 December 2019

Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)

There has been one case of Haemophilus influenzae type B notified since the last report from the Central Queensland HHS area.

Measles

There have been six cases of measles notified since the last report from the West Moreton HHS area.

2 December 2019

Diphtheria

There has been one case of cutaneous diphtheria notified since the last report from the Wide Bay HHS area.

Measles

There have been three cases of measles notified since the last report, from the Metro South HHS (2) and West Moreton HHS (1) areas.

25 November 2019

Listeriosis

A single case of invasive non-perinatal Listeria monocytogenes infection was reported in the recent week. Case investigations are in progress.

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC)

One case of STEC infection was notified in the recent week (onset in a previous reporting period). The case lives on a rural property and had exposure to farm animals including cattle and sheep.

Measles

There have been two cases of measles notified since the last report, from the West Moreton HHS and Cairns and Hinterland HHS areas.

Mycobacterium ulcerans infection

There has been a notification of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in the recent week from the Cairns and Hinterland HHS area with exposures being investigated.

18 November 2019

Hepatitis A

Two cases of hepatitis A infection were reported in the recent week. One case had recent contact with several persons who had travelled overseas. Confirmatory testing is pending for the second case.

Meningococcal disease (invasive)

There was one notification of invasive meningococcal disease since the last report, from Metro North HHS area (serogroup W).

YTD 2019 statewide totals by serogroup: 18 serogroup B, 17 serogroup Y, and 8 serogroup W.

Measles

There has been one measles case notified from Cairns and Hinterland HHS since the last report. This notification will appear in next weeks numbers. https://www.health.qld.gov.au/news-events/health-alerts/measles

Further information

Communicable diseases team
Telephone: (07) 3328 9728

Last updated: 10 December 2019