Centre for Disease Control (CDC)

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.

Resources for health practitioners

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

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Topic

CDC resources

External resources

A

About Giving Vaccines (AGV)

AGV Courses

 

AIDS

See H HIV

 
 

Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN)

See S Streptococcal Infection

 
 

Acute Rheumatic Fever

See R Rheumatic Heart Disease

 
 

Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI)

For health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Anthrax

 

For health professionals:

 

Arsenic Poisoning

For health professionals:

 
 

Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABL)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Australian Bat Lyssavirus factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Avian Influenza

 

For health professionals:

 

Azithromycin

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

See T Trachoma

See P Pertussis

 

B

Bacterial Vaginosis

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

For patients & health professionals:

  • Bacterial   vaginosis factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Barmah Forest Virus Infection

For health professionals:

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

For patients & health professionals:

  • Barmah Forest   Virus Infection factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Bat Bites and Scratches

See A Australian Bat Lyssavirus

 
 

Box Jellyfish

See J Jellyfish

 
 

Bulletin

See C Centre for Disease Control (CDC) publications

 

C

Campylobacteriosis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Campylobacteriosis   factsheet  (HTML) (PDF)
 
 

Candidiasis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Candidiasis   factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Centre for Disease Control  (CDC) publications

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Cerebral palsy (CP)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Chancroid

 

For health professionals:

 

Chickenpox

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Chikungunya

For health professionals:

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Chlamydial Conjunctivitis

See T Trachoma

 
 

Chlamydial Genital Infection

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

For patients & health professionals:

  • Chlamydial Genital Infection factsheet (HTML)
  • Directions for partners factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Cholera

 

For health professionals:

 

Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

For patients & health professionals:

  • Ciguatera fish   poisoning (PDF)
 
 

Clinic 34 - Free Confidential Sexual Health Service

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Cold Chain Management

For health professionals:

 
 

Congenital Syphilis

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

For patients & health professionals:

See S Syphilis

 
 

Contract Tracing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

 
 

Cryptosporidiosis

For patients & health professionals:

 

D

Dengue

For patients & health professionals:

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

For health professionals:

 

Diphtheria

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Diphtheria   factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Disease Control Bulletin

For patients & health professionals:

See C Centre for Disease Control (CDC) publications

 
 

Donovanosis (Granuloma Inguinale)

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

For patients & health professionals:

  • Donovanosis   (Granuloma Inguinale) factsheet (HTML)
 

E

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

 

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

F

Falls Prevention (acute care and hospitals)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Falls Prevention (in the community)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Falls and   injury prevention (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Falls Prevention (residential aged care)

 

For health professionals:

 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

For patients & health professionals:

  • Fetal Alcohol   Spectrum Disorders (FASD) factsheet (HTML) (PDF)
 
 

Fifth Disease (slapped cheek syndrome)

For patients & health professionals:

  • Fifth Disease   (slapped cheek syndrome) factsheet (HTML) (PDF)
 
 

Fireworks

For health professionals:

  • Articles relating   to Fireworks can be found in the  CDC Bulletin: Vol   21, No 3, Sept  2014, Vol 20, No 3, Sept 2013, Vol 19,   No. 4  3, Sept 2012, Vol 18, No. 3 Sept 2011, Vol.17 No.   3 Sept. 2010

For patients & health professionals:

  • Fireworks   factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Flu

See I for Influenza

 

G

Gastroenteritis

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Giardiasis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Giardiasis   factsheet (PDF)
 
 

Glomerulonephritis

See S Streptococcal Infection

 
 

Gonococcal Infection

For health professionals:

See S for Sexually Transmitted Infections

 
 

Gonococcal Conjunctivitis/Gonococcal Neonatal Opthalmia

For health professionals:

 
 

Group A Streptococcal Infection

See S for Streptococcal Infection

 

H

Haemophilus Influenza-Type B (Hib) (Invasive)

 

For health professionals:

 

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Head Lice

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Hendra Virus Infection

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Hepatitis A

For patients & health professionals:

  • Hepatitis A   factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Hepatitis B

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Hepatitis C

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

See C Clinic 34

For patients & health professionals:

  • Hepatitis C   factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

HIV

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • HIV factsheet (HTML)
  • HIV post   exposure prophylaxis (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

HTLV1

For patients & health professionals:

 

I

Immunisation

For health professionals:

Schedules

Forms (adverse reaction / recording / ordering)

Consent forms

NT immunisation register

Immunisation Education

See A About giving Vaccines Course

For patients & health professionals:

Occupational vaccination

Travel vaccinations

Meningococcal ACWY vaccination program

For health professionals:

 

Influenza

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Influenza and   its prevention factsheet (PDF) (HTML)
  • Influenza   vaccine information (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

See F Falls prevention

 
 

Irukandji syndrome

See J Jellyfish

 

J

Japanese Encephalitis

For patients & health professionals:

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

For health professionals:

 

Jelly fish

For health professionals:

  • Articles relating to box jellyfish can be found in   the  CDC   Bulletin Vol 19, No. 3, Sept 2012, Vol 17, No. 1, March 2010, Vol 9, No. 4, Dec   2002, Vol 7, No. 4, Dec 2000

For patients & health professionals:

  • Box jellyfish factsheet (HTML) (PDF)
  • Irukandji   factsheet (HTML)
 

K

Kunjin Virus Infection

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

 

L

Lead

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Lead and health   factsheet (PDF)
 
 

Legionellosis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Legionellosis   factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Leprosy

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Leptospirosis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Leptospirosis   factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Listeriosis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Listeriosis   factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Lymphogranuloma Venereum

For health professionals:

See S Sexually Transmitted Infections

For health professionals:

 

Lyssavirus

See A Australia Bat Lyssavirus

 

M

Malaria

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

 
 

Mantoux Testing

See T Tuberculosis

 
 

Measles

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Measles   factsheet (PDF) (HTML)
  • Information for   contacts of a measles case (PDF)

For health professionals:

 

Medical entomology

For health professionals:

Link to Medical Entomology E Publications

For patients & health professionals:

For Developers:

For health professionals:

 

Melioidosis

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Meningococcal Infection

For more information on the meningococcal ACWY vaccination program see I Immunisation

For health professionals:

 

Mosquitoes

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

 
 

Mumps

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
(MERS-CoV)

 

For health professionals:

 

Murray Valley Encephalitis

For health professionals:

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

N

Naegleria Fowleri

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Needle Stick Injury

See O Occupational and other exposures to Blood Borne Viruses

 
 

Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)

For patients & health professionals:

For more information on  Blood-borne viruses see S Sexually transmitted infections

For patients & health professionals:

 

Nits

See H Headlice

 
 

Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease   factsheet (PDF) (HTML)
 
 

Non-healing ulcers

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Notifiable Diseases

For health professionals:

 

O

Oseltamivir

See I Influenza

 
 

Occupational Vaccination

See I immunisation

 
 

Occupational and other exposures to Blood Borne Viruses

 

For patients & health professionals:

P

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

For patients & health professionals:

  • Pelvic   Inflammatory Disease (PID) (HTML)

For more information on  sexually transmitted infections see S Sexually transmitted infections

 
 

Pertussis

For health professionals:

For more information on Azithromycin see A Azithromycin

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Pneumococcal Disease (Invasive)

For patients & health professionals:

  • Pneumococcal disease   (invasive) factsheet  (HTML)

For more information on the Pneumococcal Disease (invasive) vaccination and revaccination schedules see I Immunisation

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 

Publications

See C Centre for Disease Control (CDC) publications

 

Q

Q Fever

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

R

Rabies

For patients & health professionals:

See A Australian Bat Lyssavirus

 
 

Refugee Health

For patients & health professionals:

See  I Immunisation

 
 

Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Rheumatic heart   disease factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 

Ross River Virus Infection

For more information on mosquitoes see M Medical Entomology

For patients & health professionals:

  • Ross   River virus factsheet (HTML)
 
 

Rotavirus Infection

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

S

Salmonellosis (Including Paratyphoid)

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Scabies

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 

Scrub Typhus

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Sexual health factsheet (HTML)

For health professionals:

 

Shigellosis

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Shingles

For health professionals:

For information about Shingles vaccination see  I Immunisation

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

 

Streptococcal Infection

Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN)

For health professionals:

Invasive group A streptococcal

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

  • Group A   Streptococcal infection factsheet (HTML) (PDF)
  • Invasive Group   A Streptococcal infection Plain Language factsheet (PDF)
 
 

Stinger (Box Jellyfish) Safety

See B Box jellyfish

 
 

Strongyloidiasis

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Syphilis

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

For more information on  Syphilis see S Sexually transmitted infections

For health professionals:

T

Tetanus

For more information on tetanus see                             I Immunisation

For patients & health professionals:

 

Time Out Exclusions

See C Centre for Disease Control (CDC) publications

 
 

Travel Vaccination

For more information on travel vaccinations see I Immunisation

For patients & health professionals:

 

Trichomoniasis

For patients & health professionals:

  • Trichomoniasis   factsheet (HTML)

For more information on  Trichomoniasis see S Sexually transmitted infections

 
 

Trachoma

For patients & health professionals:

For information about treatment of trachoma see A Azithromycin

For health professionals:

 

Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB)

For health professionals:

For patients & health professionals:

Latent Tuberculosis Infection(LTBI)

For patients & health professionals:

TB Testing (Mantoux)

For patients & health professionals:

TB Vaccine (BCG)

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Typhoid

For patients & health professionals:

For health professionals:

 

Typhus

For more information on Typhus see S for Scrub Typhus

 

V

Vaccination

For more information on travel vaccinations see I Immunisation

 
 

Varicella Infection

For more information on Varicella see

C for Chickenpox

S for Shingles

 
 

Vibrio Disease (Invasive)

For patients & health professionals:

 
 

Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers

For more information see E for Ebola

 

W

Whooping Cough

For more information see P for Pertussis

 

Y

Yellow Fever

For more information on travel vaccinations see I Immunisation

 
 

Yersiniosis

For patients & health professionals:

 

Z

Zoster

For more information on Zoster see S for Shingles

 
 

Zika

 

For patients & health professionals:

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Last updated: 18 October 2018