A weekly summary of communicable diseases notifications, investigations and issues in NSW. These reports include a summary of notifiable infections reported to NSW Public Health Units by doctors, hospitals and pathology laboratories.

​Week ​     Topics Week Starting​
 51-52/2016​
  • ​Measles - one new case in the Sydney cluster
  • Ross River virus - continuing increase in notifications from central NSW
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW.
19 and 26 December 2016​
 50/2016​
  • ​Measles - two new cases
  • Legionellosis - increase in L. pneumophila notifications and one fatal case; legionella discussion paper
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
12 December 2016​
 49/2016​
  • ​Measles - one new case
  • Ross River virus - increase in notifications
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW.
5 December 2016​
 48/2016​
  • ​Measles - one new case
  • Legionellosis - two new cases of L. longbeachae
  • HIV - Quarter 3/2016 data report released
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
28 N​ovember 2016​
 47/2016
  • ​Pertussis – update
  • Viral gastroenteritis – high numbers of childcare centre outbreaks in November
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​21 November 2016​
 45-46/2016
  • ​Invasive pneumococcal disease – increase in notifications
  • Ross River virus – early detection of arboviruses in mosquito surveillance
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

7 and 14 November 2016​

 44/2016
  • ​Viral Gastroenteritis - increased activity
  • Legionnaires' disease - release of Sydney CBD outbreaks report
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
31 October 2016​
​ 43/2016​
  • ​Dengue and Chikungunya - travel warning
  • Meningococcal Disease - 4 new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
24​ October 2016​
 42/​2016​
  • Measles – one new case notified
  • Tuberculosis – investigation of an infected healthcare worker at Sydney Dental Hospital
  • Viral gastroenteritis – increase in activity​
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
17 October 2016​
 41/​2016​
  • Australian bat lyssavirus – public health warning
  • Infection control breaches in a Bankstown Dental Practice
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
10 October 2016​​
 40/​2016​
  • ​Commencement of the Australian Immunisation Register
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Q fever
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
3 October 2016​
39/2016
  • ​HIV – quarter 2 2016 surveillance update
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease – two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​ 26 September 2016​
38/2016
  • ​Ross River virus – continuing cases and flood risk
  • Cryptosporidiosis – five cases linked to petting zoos
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​19 September 2016​
37/2016
  • ​Zika virus - one new confirmed case
  • Gonorrhoea - increasing notifications
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​ 12 September 2016​
​36​/2016​
  • ​Viral gastroenteritis - new norovirus strains discovered
  • Legionellosis - two new cases
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
5 September 2016​​
 35/2016
  • ​Pertussis
  • Listeriosis
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
29 August 2016​​
 34/2016​
  • Influenza
  • Menigococcal disease
  • ​Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
22 August 2016​
 33/2016
  • ​Viral gastroenteritis
  • Meningococcal disease
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
15 August 2016​
 32/2016​
  • ​Australian bat lyssavirus
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW​
8 August 2016​
 31/2016​
  • Leprosy
  • Meningococcal conjunctivitis
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW​
​​1 August 2016
 30/2016
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • Salmonella Hvittingfoss
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​25 July 2016
 29/2016
  • Mumps – two new cases
  • Hepatitis C
  • NSW Zoonoses Annual Report
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW​
18 July 2016​​
 28/2016​​​
  • Salmonella Hvittingfoss
  • Shigella
  • Impact of infection control breaches at four Sydney dental clinics
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​11 July 2016
 27/2016​
  • Legionellosis
  • Invasive meningococcal disease
  • Gastroenteritis outbreaks in institutions
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​4 July 2016
 26/2016
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Influenza
  • Burkholderia cepacia
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​27 June 2016
 25/2016
  • OzFoodNet
  • Chlamydia
  • Shigellosis
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​20 June 2016
 24/2016 ​
  • Invasive pneumococcal disease
  • HIV – quarter 1 2016 surveillance update 
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
13 June 2016​
 23/2016
  • Preparing for the Rio Olympics
  • STEC infection
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
5 June 2016​
 22/2016
  • Hepatitis A
  • Influenza
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​30 May 2016
 21/2016
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Pertussis
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​23 May 2016
 20/2016​
  • Invasive meningococcal disease
  • Shigellosis
  • Legionnaires' disease
  • ​Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
16 May 2016​
 19/2016
  • Malaria
  • Cholera
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​9 May 2016
 18/2016
  • Legionellosis
  • Q fever
  • OzFoodNet
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​2 May 2016
 17/2016
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Mumps
  • ​Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​25 April 2016
 16/2016
  • Legionnaires' disease
  • Invasive meningococcal disease
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​18 April 2016
 15/2016
  • Shigellosis
  • Hepatitis E
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​11 April 2016
 14/2016​
  • Ciguatera fish poisoning
  • Dengue
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​4 April 2016
 13/2016​
  • Legionnaires' disease
  • Measles
  • Listeriosis
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
28 March 2016​
 12/2016​
  • Influenza
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
21 March 2016​
 11/2016​
  • Tuberculosis
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • ​Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
14 March 2016​
 10/2016​
  • Legionnaires' disease
  • Measles
  • Zika virus
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
7 March 2016​
 09/2016​
  • Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV)
  • Measles
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
29 February 2016​
 08/2016​
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum
  • Invasive meningococcal disease
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
22 February 2016​
 07/2016​
  • Mosquito-borne alphavirus infections
  • Zika virus infections
  • Lead notifications
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
​15 February 2016
 06/2016​
  • Shigellosis
  • Fever and unspecified infection presentations in infants
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
8 February 2016​
 05/2016
  • Hepatitis D
  • Influenza
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
1 February 2016​
 04/2016
  • Legionnaires' disease
  • Invasive meningococcal disease
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
25 January 2016​
​ 03/2016
  • Zika virus
  • Salmonella outbreak investigation
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
18 January 2016​
 02/2016
  • Measles
  • Salmonella Saintpaul
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
11 January 2016​
 ​01/2016
  • Hepatitis B
  • Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV)
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
4 January 2016​
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