CDC resources and publications

This page provides up-to-date information for health providers in the Northern Territory (NT) on all aspects of disease control. 

Key topics

Resources for health practitioners

Please note this list does not include all conditions notifiable in the NT.

Condition

Notify on clinical suspicion

NT CDC protocols and resources Other useful information and links Patient information

A

    
About Giving Vaccines (AGV)  AGV Courses   

AIDS

 

See H HIV

  
Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN) Dr to phone

APSGN Guideline

 Group A Strep
Acute Rheumatic Fever   See R Rheumatic Heart Disease   
Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI)  

Management of anaphylaxis
AEFI - Reporting Form
BCG incident and side effects Reporting Form

TGA web page (DAEN)  
Anthrax Dr to phone  Public health response plan for Australia  
Arsenic Poisoning  Arsenic Poisoning Guideline   
Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABL) Dr to phone

ABL & Rabies PEP Protocol

National Guidelines

Bat lyssavirus
Avian Influenza Dr to phone  WHO Avian Influenza Information
National Guidelines
 
Azithromycin  

Azithromycin for trachoma

Azithromycin for Pertussis

 

Trachoma

Pertussis

B

    
Bacterial Vaginosis   See S STI Clinical Guidelines  Bacterial vaginosis
Barmah Forest Virus Infection   See M Mosquitoes  Barmah Forest Virus Infection
Bat Bites and Scratches   See A Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABL)   
Bites and Stings  

Saltmarsh Mosquito Pest Calendar 2017

Stinging and Itchy Caterpillars in the Top End of the NT

Biting Midge Pest Calendar 2017

  
Box Jellyfish  

Dangerous liaisons - sea water, box jellyfish and humans are a risky combination. CDC Bulletin:
Vol 19, No. 8  3, September 2012

Global warming - rising sea surface temperatures - a longer box jellyfish season for the Northern Territory. CDC Bulletin:  Vol 17, No. 1 March 2010

Box jellyfish in tropical Australia - new findings and the treatment and prevention of Chironex fleckeri stings. CDC Bulletin: Vol 9, no 4, Dec 2002

Box Jellyfish- An Update from the Northern Territory and the NT Chironex fleckeri treatment protocol. CDC Bulletin:  Vol 7, no 4. December 2000

 

Printable version
Box jellyfish
Web version
Box jellyfish

C

    
Campylobacteriosis     Printable version
Campylobacteriosis
Web version
Campylobacteriosis

Candidiasis

   

Web version
Candidiasis

Cerebal palsy (CP)  

Cerebral Palsy Consent Form

Cerebral Palsy Register Information Sheet

Cerebral Palsy Record Form


National Register

Printable version
Cerebral palsy
Web version
Cerebral palsy child register

Chancroid Dr to phone  Melbourne Sexual Health Centre  
Chickenpox    

Chickenpox

Chikungunya  

See M Mosquitoes

 

Printable version
Chikungunya
Web version
Chikungunya

Chlamydial Conjunctivitis   See T Trachoma  Chlamydial Conjunctivitis
Chlamydial Genital Infection   See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)  

Chlamydial Genital Infection
 
Directions for partners

Cholera Dr to phone  

Immunisation Handbook

 
Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Dr to phone   

Printable version
Ciguatera fish poisoning

Cllinic 34 - Free Confidential Sexual Health Service  Clinic 34 (CDC programs and units)  

Clinic 34

Cold Chain Management  

Vaccine order form 

Childhood vaccination recording form 

Adult vaccination recording form 

Adverse event following immunisation form 

BCG incident and side effects reporting form

Strive for 5 fridge recording chart 

Wastage report

Lyssavirus post-exposure prophylaxis questionnaire 

National Vaccine Storage Guidelines

 
Congenital Syphilis  

See S Syphilis

  
Contract Tracing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)   See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)   
Cryptosporidiosis    

Printable version
Cryptosporidiosis
Web version
Cryptosporidiosis

D

   
Dengue   

National Guidelines

Printable version
Dengue
Web version
Dengue

Diphtheria Dr to phone

Diphtheria Guideline

 Diptheria
Disease Control Bulletin  

Refer to ePublications for available issues

  
Donovanosis (Granuloma Inguinale)  

See S STI Clinical Guidelines

 

Donovanosis

E

    
Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Dr to phone  

National Guidelines
Australian Government DoH - Ebola Information

 

F

    
Falls Prevention (acute care and hospitals)  Falls Prevention information for patients and carers 

Emergency department falls risk screening and assessment poster
Australian Commission - Falls Prevention Information

Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People. Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Hospitals
Falls in hospital
Falls Prevention (in the community)  General practitioner falls management pathway Alice Springs

General practitioner falls management pathway Darwin and Palmerston

Falls checklist

Falls Poster. Falling is not part of getting older
Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People. Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Community Care

Guidebook for Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People. Australian Community Care

SafetyLit website

Web version
Falls and injury prevention

alls Prevention (residential aged care)   Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People. Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities

Guidebook for Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People. Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities
 
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)    

Printable version
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)
Web version
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Fifth Disease (slapped cheek syndrome)     Printable version
Fifth disease
Web version
Fifth Disease
Fireworks  

Firework-related injury survey report 2014. CDC Bulletin: Vol 21, No3, Sep 2014

Firework-related injury survey report 2013. CDC Bulletin: Vol 20, no 3, Sep 2013

Firework-related injury survey report 2012. CDC Bulletin: Vol 19, No. 4  3, September 2012

Firework-related injury survey report 2011. CDC Bulletin: Vol 18, No. 3 September 2011

Firework-related injury survey report 2010. CDC Bulletin: Vol.17 no. 3 Sept. 2010.pdf

Fireworks

Flu   See I Influenza  Flu vaccine
Flu

G

    
Gastroenteritis Dr to phone   

Printable version
Gastro
Web version
Gastro

Giardiasis     Printable version
Giardia
Glomerulonephritis Dr to phone See A APSGN   
Gonococcal Infection   See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)   
Gonococcal Conjunctivitis/Gonococcal Neonatal Opthalmia Dr to phone

Gonococcal Conjunctivitis Guideline

  
Group A Streptococcal Infection (IGAS) (Invasive)  Public health management of invasive group A streptococcal infection  

Printable versions
Group A streptococcal infection
 
Group A streptococcal infection low literacy
 
Web version
Group A streptococcal Infection (IGAS) (Invasive)

H

    
Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome . Dr to phone    
Haemophilus Influenza-Type B (Hib) (Invasive) Dr to phone  

National Guidelines

 
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease    

Printable version
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease 
Web version
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Head Lice  Head lice resources  

Printable version
Head Lice 
Web version
Head Lice

Hendra Virus Infection Dr to phone  

National Guidelines

Printable version
Hendra Virus Infection
Web version
Hendra Virus Infection

Hepatitis A Dr to phone  

National Guidelines

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B  

Hepatitis B Vaccination and Public Health Guidelines

Hepatitis B Immunisation provider letter

 

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C  

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Clinic 34 Information

 

Hepatitis C

HIV  Management of people with infectious diseases who knowingly put others at risk Guideline

Highly specialised drugs (HIV, HBV and HCV) prescribing

NTAHC - Information
ASHM PEP
National Guidelines

HIV post exposure prophylaxis

HIV

HTLV1    

HTLV1

I

    
Immunisation  

Childhood Vaccination Schedule

Adult and Special Groups Vaccination Schedule

Pneumococcal vaccination and revaccination guideline NT

Northern Territory immunisation register information

NT refugee vaccination policy

BCG vaccine information

Pneumococcal vaccination consent form

Diphtheria Tetanus and Pertussis vaccination

Varicella Chickenpox vaccination

Human Papillomavirus vaccine

Human Papillomavirus needle consent form

Influenza school consent form

See A About Giving Vaccines (AGV)
See O Occupational Vaccination

Immunisation Australia Program Information
Immunisation Australia Publications & Resources

ACIR History form (recording overseas and previous vaccinations)

Vaccination History Tables

Printable versions
Vaccine safety in Adolescent girls

Prevaccination checklist

Childhood influenza vaccination schedule

Web version
Pregnancy and vaccinations 

Influenza  

Influenza Provider Letter
 
Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) Information

Information about Fluvax in children

National Guidelines
National Influenza Report
Immunisation Handbook
ATAGI 2016 Clinical Advice
ASPREN Information

Printable version
Influenza and its prevention
Web version
Influenza 
Flu vaccine

Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion  

See Falls Prevention

  
Irukandji syndrome    Irukandji syndrome

J

    
Japanese Encephalitis Dr to phone

See M Mosquitoes

Immunisation Handbook Information

Printable version
Japanese Encephalitis
Web version
Japanese Encephalitis

K

    
Kunjin Virus Infection Dr to phone

See M Mosquitoes

  

L

    
Legionellosis Dr to phone  

National Guidelines

Legionellosis

Leprosy  

Leprosy Guideline

WHO leprosy elimination

Leprosy

Leptospirosis    

Leptospirosis

Listeriosis    

Listeriosis

Lymphogranuloma Venereum   Melbourne Sexual Health Centre - Information  
Lyssavirus Dr to phone

See A Australian Bat Lyssavirus

  

M

    
Malaria Dr to phone

Malaria Guideline

 

Printable version
Malaria 
Web version
Malaria

Mantoux Testing   See T Tuberculosis  Tuberculosis
Measles Dr to phone

Measles information for General Practitioners

National Guidelines

Printable version
Measles 
Measles contact information
Web version
Measles

Medical entomology  View more in ePublications   
Melioidosis   Melioidosis poster

Printable version
Melioidosis
Web version
Meliodosis

Meningococcal Infection Dr to phone  

National Guidelines

Meningococcal Infection

Mosquitoes   See Medical Entomology

Department of Medical Entomology University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital

Printable version
Mosquitos 
Web version
Mosquitos

Mumps  Mumps Information for General Practitioners  

Printable version
Mumps
Web version
Mumps

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

  

National Guidelines
Australian Government DoH - MERS-CoV Information

 
Murray Valley Encephalitis Dr to phone  

National Guidelines

Printable version
Murray Valley Encephalitis 
Web version
Murray Valley Encephalitis

N

    
Naegleria Fowleri    

Printable version
Naegleria Fowleri
Web version
Naegleria Fowleri

Needle Stick Injury   See O Occupational and other exposures to Blood Borne Viruses   
Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)   See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) NTAHC Information  
Nits   See H Headlice   
Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease  Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) guidelines  Printable version
Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease
Web version
Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

O

    
Oseltamivir   See I Influenza   
Occupational Vaccination   

Immunisation Handbook (see table 3.3.7)


Adult vaccinations

Your job and vaccinations you should get

Occupational and other exposures to Blood Borne Viruses   Emergency Service providers and BBV Information
National Occupational Health & Safety Commission Information
 

P

    
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)   See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)  

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pertussis Dr to phone

Information for General Practitioners

See A Azithromycin

National Guidelines

Printable version
Pertussis
Web version 
Pertussis

Pneumococcal Disease (Invasive)  Vaccination and Revaccination Schedule

See I Immunisation
National Surveillance Information Printable version
Pneumococcal disease
Web version 
Pneumococcal disease

Q

    
Q Fever   Australian Q Fever Register

Printable version
Q Fever 
Web version
Q Fever

R

    
Rabies Dr to phone

See A Australian Bat Lyssavirus

  
Refugee Health   See I Immunisation   
Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease  

RHD program

RHD Register Log In

ARF RHD management flow chart

Rheumatic heart disease register access application form

RHD 2017 Program, Full Moon and New Moon Calendars 

Australian RHD Guidline


RHD Australia

Rheumatic heart disease
Ross River Virus Infection  

See M Medical Entomology

 

Ross River Virus Infection

Rotavirus Infection    

Printable version
Rotavirus infection 
Web version 
Rotavirus Infection

S

    
Salmonellosis (Including Paratyphoid)    

Printable version
Salmonella 
Web version
Salmonella

Scabies  Healthy Skin Program One Disease Information Printable version
Scabies 
Scrub Typhus    

Printable version
Scrub Typhus 
Web version
Scrub Typhus

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

 

Contact Tracing Guidelines

RAHC e-learning
ASHM Information
Sexual health
Shiga-like toxin (Verocytotoxin) producing E coli infection (STEC) Dr to phone    
Shigellosis    

Printable version
Shigellosis
Web version
Shigellosis

Shingles  Zoster vaccine and immunocompromised individuals Shingles
Stinger (Box Jellyfish) Safety   See B Box Jellyfish   
Strongyloidiasis    Printable version
Strongyloidiasis
Web version
Strongyloidiasis
Syphilis  

Congenital Syphilis Guideline

National Guidelines

Syphilis

T

    
Tetanus   Immunisation Handbook Information (see Table 4.19.1)  
Travel Vaccination   See Y Yellow Fever Refer to travel specialists web sites  
Trichomoniasis   See S Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)  

Trichomoniasis

Trachoma  


See A Azithromycin for Trachoma

Trachoma program

National Guidelines

CDNA Guidelines for the public health management of trachoma in Australia

WHO simplified Trachoma grading card

WHO Achieving community support for trachoma

Australian Annual Trachoma surveillance report

WHO Trichiasis surgery for trachoma: The Bilamellar tarsal rotation procedure.

Trachoma: A blinding scourge from the Bronze Age to the twenty-first century

Trachoma Story Kits and additional resources

Jimmy Little Foundation Thumbs Up Website

Remote Area Health Corp - Trachoma tutorial

Printable version
Trachoma 
Web version
Trachoma

Tuberculosis (TB) Dr to phone

TB Guidelines

TB test (Mantoux test) 


Mantoux test translations into Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian, Burmese, Dari, Farsi, French, Hazaragi, Nepalese, Somali, Swahili, Tamil


Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) 


Latent tuberculosis infection translations in Arabic, Brahasa Indonesia, Dari, Filipino, Hazaragi, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Vietnamese 


Tuberculosis treatment


Tuberculosis treatment translantions in Arabic, Burmese, Dari, Farsi, Filipino, Hazaragi, Indonesian, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Vietnamese (2012)


Tuberculosis vaccine (BCG)


Two step Mantoux skin testing for TB in high risk groups

National Guidelines

WHO tuberculosis program

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (US) tuberculosis

Tuberculosis: TB

Typhoid Dr to phone   

Printable version
Typhoid  
Web version
Typhoid

Typhus  

See S Scrub Typhus

  

V

    
Vaccination   See I Immunisation   
Varicella Infection  

See C Chickenpox
See S Shingles

  
Vibrio Disease (Invasive) Dr to phone   

Vibrio Disease (Invasive)

Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers Dr to phone

See E Ebola

  

W

    
Whooping Cough Dr to phone See P Pertussis   

Y

    
Yellow Fever Dr to phone

Yellow Fever vaccination providers

 Yellow Fever vaccination
Yersiniosis    

Yersiniosis

Z

    
Zoster  

See S Shingles

  
Zika    Printable version
Zika virus infection 
 
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