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Communicable disease control guidance

This page provides a complete list of notifiable 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.




A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)
Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
Acute rheumatic fever
Acute viral hepatitis
Adverse events following immunisation
AIDS
Amoebic Meningoencephalitis
Anthrax
Arbovirus infections
Australian bat lyssavirus
Avian influenza

B

Barmah Forest virus (arbovirus infection)
Botulism
Brucellosis

C

Campylobacter enteritis
Chancroid
Chickenpox
Chikungunya virus
Chlamydia trachomatis
Cholera
Ciguatera poisoning
Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease
Cryptococcosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Cytomegalovirus

D

Dengue
Diarrhoea in young children
Diphtheria
Donovanosis

E

Ebola
Echinococcosis
Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli infection (EHEC)
Enterovirus 71 (EV71) neurological disease

F

Foodborne illness (suspected)

G

Gastroenteritis
Genital herpes
Genital warts
German measles
Gonorrhoea
Granuloma inguinale
Group A Streptococcal Disease

H

Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS)
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
Hand, foot and mouth disease
Hansen’s disease
Head lice
Hendra virus
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D
Hepatitis E
Histoplasmosis
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and AIDS
Hydatid disease

I

Influenza (flu)
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease
Invasive pneumococcal disease

J

Japanese encephalitis

K

Kunjin virus

L

Lead exposure
Legionellosis
Leprosy
Leptospirosis
Listeriosis
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)
Lyssavirus (Australian bat)

M

Malaria
Measles
Melioidosis
Meningitis (all types)
Meningitis (viral)
Meningococcal disease
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV)
MRSA
Mumps
Murray Valley encephalitis

N

Non-tuberculous (atypical) mycobacterial infections
Norovirus

O

P

Pandemic influenza
Paratyphoid
Parvovirus B19
Pertussis
Plague
Pneumococcal Disease (invasive)
Poliomyelitis
Post-streptococcal (acute) glomerulonephritis
Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)
Psittacosis

Q

Q Fever

R

Rabies
Rheumatic fever (acute)
Ringworm
Ross River virus
Rotavirus
Rubella

S

Salmonella infection
Scabies
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
Shiga toxin-producing Eschericia coli infection (STEC)
Shigella infection
Shingles
Smallpox
Staphylococcus aureus infection
Streptococcal Disease - Invasive Group A
Syphilis

T

Tetanus
Tinea
Toxocariasis
Toxoplasmosis
Trachoma – eye infection
Tuberculosis
Tularaemia
Typhoid and paratyphoid

U

V

Vaccination - adverse events following immunisation
Varicella-zoster infection
Vibrio vulnificus infection
Viral haemorrhagic fever

W

Water-borne or food-borne illness in 2 or more related cases
Whooping cough

X

Y

Yellow fever
Yersiniosis

Z

Zika virus

Condition information

Search this database of all notifable conditions and find:

  • control guidelines
  • notification requirements
  • health alert information
  • Resources

Communicable diseases contacts

Ph: +61 7 3328 9724 / 9728
Fax: +61 7 3328 9782
Email: communicable diseases team
Find: local public health unit

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Last updated: 11 November 2015