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.

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Topic
Notification
CDC resources
Other
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
Lyssavirus post-exposure prophylaxis questionnaire 

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  

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

 

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 FormCerebral 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  

Strive for 5 fridge recording chart 
Wastage report
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  

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

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
Immunisation record form ALL AGES
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
Vaccine order form 
Adverse event following immunisation 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
  Non-healing ulcers     Printable version
Non-healing ulcers 
Web version
Non-healing ulcers 

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
BCG incident and side effects reporting form

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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Last updated: 13 December 2017