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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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06 February 2023

Hepatitis A

Two cases of overseas acquired hepatitis A infection were reported in the recent week. The cases are young siblings who had recently travelled to Pakistan with their family.

Typhoid Fever

A single case of overseas acquired typhoid fever was reported in the recent week. The case developed symptoms whist in India.

Diphtheria

There has been one case of cutaneous toxigenic C. diphtheriae infection notified since the last report.

Infectious syphilis

Two cases of infectious syphilis in pregnant women were reported in the recent week.

COVID-19

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30 January 2023

Hepatitis A

A single case of overseas acquired hepatitis A infection was reported in the recent week (onset in the previous reporting period). The case had travelled to Pakistan.

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infection

One case of STEC infection was notified in the recent week (onset in the previous reporting period). Source of infection is unknown.

Meningococcal disease (invasive)

There has been one notification of invasive meningococcal disease (serogroup B) since the last report.

2023 statewide totals by serogroup: 2 serogroup B

2022 statewide totals by serogroup: 26 serogroup B, 7 serogroup Y, 2 serogroup W, 1 is not grouped.

COVID-19

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23 January 2023

Hepatitis A

A single case of overseas acquired hepatitis A infection was notified in the recent week (onset in a previous reporting period). The case had recently travelled to Papua New Guinea.

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infection / Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS)

One case of STEC infection was notified in the recent week (onset in a previous reporting period). The case subsequently developed HUS. Source of infection is unknown.

Typhoid

One case of overseas acquired typhoid fever was notified in the recent week (onset in a previous reporting period). The case developed symptoms whilst in India.

COVID-19

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16 January 2023

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infection

A single case of STEC infection was reported in the recent week. Investigations are in progress.

Meningococcal disease (invasive)

There has been one notification of invasive meningococcal disease (serogroup B) since the last report with onset in 2022.

2022 statewide totals by serogroup: 25 serogroup B, 7 serogroup Y, 2 serogroup W, 1 ungrouped and 1 with serogroup pending.

COVID-19

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Further information

Communicable diseases team
Telephone: (07) 3328 9728

Last updated: 26 October 2022