The Future of CDI
Use of tuberculin skin test, chest radiograph and interferon-gamma release assay to select migrants for treatment of latent tuberculosis
Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: varicella-zoster virus infections, 1998–2015
Meru Sheel, Frank Beard, Helen Quinn, Aditi Dey, Martyn Kirk, Ann Koehler, Peter Markey, Peter McIntyre, Kristine Macartney || PII: S2209-6051(18)00002-7 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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Distribution of Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) Vaccine in Victoria 2013-2015
An Outbreak of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning in Tasmania
Evaluation of Australia’s Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) Surveillance Program
Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit Annual Report, 2017
Suzy Teutsch, Yvonne Zurynski, Elizabeth Elliott, and all chief investigators of APSU surveillance studies || PII:S2209-6051(18)00006-4 || Published online: 12/09/2018
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About Communicable Diseases Intelligence
Communicable Diseases Intelligence (CDI) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Office of Health Protection, Department of Health. The journal aims to disseminate information on the epidemiology, surveillance, prevention and control of communicable diseases of relevance to Australia.
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CDI is published electronically only and is available in two formats from this website; Adobe Acrobat - Portable Document Format (PDF) and – depending on publication date – accessible Microsoft® Word or HTML format.
CDI is listed on MEDLINE and indexed by PubMed, an online searchable index of published articles and authors.
CDI is open access. All articles are published and made available free of charge. CDI does not mail out hard copies of articles.
ISSN: 2209-6051 (Online)
Opinions expressed in Communicable Diseases Intelligence are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Australian Government Department of Health or the Communicable Diseases Network Australia. Data may be subject to revision.
The Editorial team consists of the Editor, Deputy Editors, and two publication staff. The Editorial team is supported by an Editorial advisory board.
Editor: Cindy Toms
Deputy Editor: Phil Wright
Editorial and Production Staff:
Leroy Trapani and Kasra Yousefi
Editorial advisory board
The role of the CDI Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) is to:
- provide expert advice to the CDI editorial team; advocate for CDI in the broader community;
- serve as a critical sounding board for the editorial team on editorial ideas and themes;
- provide ideas for features and news and thoughts on current trends; and provide constructive feedback on published issues.
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Letters to the editor & invited editorials
The editorial team welcome comments on articles published in CDI in the form of letters to the Editor. Letters should normally be less than 500 words.
Submissions and article types
CDI encourages submissions consistent with the objectives from practitioners in all disciplines across the public health field. Advanced trainees and post graduate students are also encouraged to submit to CDI. CDI publishes original articles, short reports, annual reports and quarterly reports, letters to the editor and editorials. Original articles and short reports are peer-reviewed. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer for CDI please email the CDI Editorial Team with your details and areas of expertise. More information about articles types is available on the Instructions for authors page.
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