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Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrhoeal disease caused by microscopic parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium.

Ingesting the Cryptosporidium parasites can lead to cryptosporidiosis infection. The Cryptosporidium parasites are found in the faeces of infected humans or animals. The parasite is one of the most common causes of waterborne disease in humans around the world.

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Cryptosporidiosis is a form of gastroenteritis (gastro). It can affect your intestines, liver, stomach or lungs. It is caused by a tiny parasite called cryptosporidium which is found in faeces (poo).

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Department of Health | Australian national notifiable diseases and case definitions

The Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) has agreed that the following list of communicable diseases are to be notified nationally and provided to the Commonwealths National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS). CDNA has developed the Surveillance Case Definitions available on this page.

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Department of Health | Revised list of diseases reportable to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS)

This article published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 24, No 8, August 2000 contains the revised list of Nationally Notifiable Diseases for Australia 2001

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List of notifiable conditions | Queensland Health

This list of conditions is from The Public Health Regulation 2005 (Schedule 1) and provides a quick reference for the kind of notification required for each condition

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Giardia infection (giardiasis)

Giardia infection causes an illness called giardiasis.

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Notification of infectious diseases and related conditions

Notifiable infectious diseases must be reported the Department of Health (the Department).

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Department of Health | Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) case definition

This document contains the case definitions for Severe acute respiratory syndrome which is nationally notifiable within Australia. This definition should be used to determine whether a case should be notified.

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