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Commun Dis Intell Q Rep. 2014 Dec 31;38(4):E343-2.

Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2013.

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1
Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, Kids Research Institute, Westmead, New South Wales and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales.
2
Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, Kids Research Institute, Westmead, New South Wales and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales and Sydney Children's Hospitals Network (Randwick and Westmead), New South Wales.

Abstract

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).

PMID:
25631597
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