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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.

The summary data are available as tables using the links in the left sidebar.

13 July 2020

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC)

One case of STEC infection was reported in the recent week (onset in a previous reporting period). Case investigations are in progress.

Hepatitis A

A single case of Hepatitis A infection was reported in the recent week. Case investigations are in progress.

Typhoid Fever

The Typhoid Fever case reported in the previous week refers to a follow-up stool sample from a known chronic carrier.

Tetanus

There has been one case of clinical tetanus reported in the recent week with onset in a previous reporting week from the Townsville HHS area.

Influenza (laboratory confirmed)

The weekly influenza surveillance report is available at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/surveillance/reports/flu

COVID-19

The Queensland COVID-19 statistics are available at https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/statistics

Acute Flaccid Paralysis

There has been a notification of acute flaccid paralysis in the recent week from the Mackay HHS with diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome.

6 July 2020

Hepatitis A

The single case of hepatitis A infection reported in the recent week is a likely false positive result. Investigations in progress.

Influenza (laboratory confirmed)

The weekly influenza surveillance report is available at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/surveillance/reports/flu

COVID-19

The Queensland COVID-19 statistics are available at https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/statistics

29 June 2020

Influenza (laboratory confirmed)

The weekly influenza surveillance report is available at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/surveillance/reports/flu

COVID-19

The Queensland COVID-19 statistics are available at https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/statistics

Hepatitis A

The single case of hepatitis A notified in the recent week is a false positive result and has been invalidated

22 June 2020

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infection

There has been one case of Haemophilus influenzae type b septic arthritis in a 16 month old child notified since the last report from the Central Queensland HHS area.

Influenza (laboratory confirmed)

The weekly influenza surveillance report is available at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/surveillance/reports/flu

COVID-19

The Queensland COVID-19 statistics are available at https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/statistics

Acute Flaccid Paralysis

There has been a notification of acute flaccid paralysis in the recent week from the Metro North HHS with presumed diagnosis of post infectious encephalitis.

Further information

Communicable diseases team
Telephone: (07) 3328 9728

Last updated: 14 July 2020