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New report: Surveillance of STIs and Blood-Borne Viruses in South Australia, 2018

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Communicable Disease Control Branch, SA Health, July 2019 In 2018, there were 8,556 new notifications of STI and BBV in South Australia. This represents a 3% increase in the number of new notifications compared to notifications received in 2017. In 2018, there were 6,256 notifications of Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia) making this the most commonly notified STI in South Australia. The...

Surveillance of sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses in South Australia, 2017

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Communicable Disease Control Branch, SA Health, 2018 In 2017, there were 8,181 new notifications of STIs and BBVs in South Australia. This figure represents a 7% increase in the number of new notifications compared to notifications received in 2016, and a 14% increase compared to the five year average (2012-2016). In 2017, there were 5,910 notifications of genital chlamydia making this the most...

‘Surveillance of STIs and blood-borne viruses in South Australia, 2015’: report

SA Health, January 2017 The SA Health report ‘Surveillance of sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses in South Australia, 2015’ is now available for downloading from the SA Health website. The Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) conducts surveillance for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) in South Australia under the legislative framework...

2016 Aboriginal Surveillance Report of HIV, viral hepatitis, STIs

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Kirby Institute, UNSW, November 2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to experience a disproportionate burden of disease. HIV notification rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men have doubled over the past five years and rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and infectious syphilis are 3, 10 and 6 times greater than the non–Indigenous population in 2015, with even...

Australia’s annual report card on HIV, hepatitis and STIs

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Guardian, 14 September 2015 Australia’s HIV contraction stabilises but 1,000 a year still return positive tests: The number of Australians contracting HIV has stabilised but about a thousand people a year are still returning positive tests, and about a quarter of those people have had the virus for at least four years without realising it. The latest report card on the nation’s sexual...

New annual report on STIs & blood-borne viruses in South Australia

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Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB), SA Health, August 2015 SA Health publishes annual reports on sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses in South Australia. The 2014 report has just been released. A total of 7258 new notifications of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) were received in South Australia in 2014. This represents a 23%...

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