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Hepatitis A

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Fact sheet - Health conditions directory.

Hepatitis A (also known as infectious hepatitis) is an acute infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus.

Public health management guidelines

Notification

Pathology laboratories

Notification resources

Enhanced surveillance for public health units

  • Case report form (PDF, 258kB) - used by public health units to collect and manage more detailed information for enhanced case surveillance.

Clinical guidelines

  • Australian STI management guidelines - an online resource for primary care health professionals which provide concise information to support the prevention, testing, diagnosis, management and treatment of STIs.       

Resources for health professionals

Immunisation

Related information

Epidemiological data and reports


Condition information

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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: 3/02/2016 3:16:20 PM