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. 

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


Printable version
Chickenpox 
Web version
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


Falls 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 for General Practitioners 

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

Lead
Reporting of elevated blood lead levels in the NT Guideline
Elevated blood lead levels - Clinical Guidelines and Public Health Management
Lead exposure questionnaire form

Printable version
Lead and Health 

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

Printable version
Meningococcal disease
Web version 
Meningococcal disease


Meningococcal ACWY
Vaccination program

Program letter

Program Schedule

Vaccine order form

Vaccine delivery docket

Vaccine consent form

Post vaccine advice


Printable version
Parent information
Vaccine Providers
Frequently asked questions

Mosquitoes
See Medical Entomology

Department of Medical Entomology University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital

Printable version
Mosquitoes
Web version
Mosquitoes


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
NT Guidelines for the Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Primary Health Care setting

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


Printable version
Shingles 
Web version
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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