Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2013.

This report provides an update on the surveillance conducted by the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) during the period January to December 2013. The APSU facilitates national active surveillance of uncommon diseases of childhood including selected communicable diseases. This report includes data on the following conditions: acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV), congenital rubella, perinatal exposure to HIV and paediatric HIV infection, neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV), congenital varicella, neonatal varicella, severe complications of varicella and juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (JoRRP). Surveillance of severe complications of influenza was undertaken during the influenza season (July to September 2013).
AuthorsMarie Deverell, Yvonne A Zurynski, Elizabeth J Elliott,
JournalCommunicable diseases intelligence quarterly report (Commun Dis Intell Q Rep) Vol. 38 Issue 4 Pg. E343-2 (Dec 2014) ISSN: 1447-4514 [Print] Australia
PMID25631597 (Publication Type: Journal Article)
  • Acute Disease
  • Adolescent
  • Annual Reports as Topic
  • Australia (epidemiology)
  • Chickenpox (congenital, epidemiology)
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections (congenital, epidemiology)
  • Epidemiological Monitoring
  • Female
  • HIV Infections (congenital, epidemiology)
  • Herpes Simplex (congenital, epidemiology)
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Papillomavirus Infections (epidemiology)
  • Paraplegia (epidemiology)
  • Respiratory Tract Infections (epidemiology)
  • Rubella (congenital, epidemiology)

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