References for the key publications about tuberculosis among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are listed here.
Toms C, Stapledon R, Waring J, Douglas P (2015)
Tuberculosis notifications in Australia, 2012 and 2013.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence; Submitted to CDI: E217-E235
Communicable Disease Network Australia (2013)
Tuberculosis (TB): CDNA National Guidelines for the public health management of TB.
Canberra: Australian Department of Health
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide nationally consistent advice and guidance to public health units (PHUs) in responding to a notifiable disease event. It focuses on the public health aspects of the management of a new tuberculosis (TB) case and includes information about:
- the disease TB
- routine prevention activities
- surveillance objectives
- data management
- case definition
- laboratory testing
- case management
- environmental evaluation
- contact management
- special situations.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee (2012)
The strategic plan for the control of tuberculosis in Australia: 2011-2015.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report; 36(3): E286-E293
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