Communicable disease control guidance
This page provides a complete list of notifiable and other communicable conditions, accompanied by fact sheets, clinical guidelines, notification/surveillance forms and epidemiological data (where available) for each condition as well as links to more detailed information.
The public health guidelines have been developed in consultation with relevant experts and endorsed by the Executive Director, Communicable Diseases Branch, Queensland Health. Their purpose is to provide consistent statewide advice and guidance to public health units. They provide advice on best practice based upon the best available evidence at the time of completion. Clinical judgement and discretion may be required in the interpretation and application of these guidelines. The information contained in these guidelines is not intended to be a substitute for advice from other relevant sources including relevant health professionals.