Infectious disease data resources

Links to Western Australian infectious disease epidemiological information, including various reports, newsletters, data and statistics for diseases.


Disease WAtch

Disease WAtch is a newsletter that provided epidemiological analysis, expert opinion and issues relating to infectious disease control in Western Australia.

Disease WAtch is no longer being produced.

If you would like a copy of an archived report email

Virus Watch

Virus WAtch is a weekly report that provides a brief summary of general practice and hospital emergency department sentinel surveillance data and laboratory data on circulating viral diseases.

PMH Respiratory Pathogen Report

The PMH Respiratory Pathogen Report is a weekly report of respiratory pathogens diagnosed in patients from Princess Margaret Hospital.

WA surveillance reports

The Statewide notifiable diseases weekly report is weekly analysis on all notifiable infectious diseases in Western Australia.

The Statewide notifiable diseases annual report reviews is a review of yearly infectious disease notification data.

Sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne virus data reports include:

  • quarterly and annual analysis of notifiable sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses data in Western Australia
  • other related reports including testing and notification data, needle and syringe distrobution and reports on laboratory testing data for notifiable STIs and BBVs.

Gastrointestinal infectious disease reports are quarterly and annual analysis of notifiable enteric disease data and investigations in Western Australia.

Healthcare associated infection reports are quarterly and annual analysis of healthcare acquired infections data in Western Australia.

Annual summary reports of adverse event following immunisation in Western Australia are also available.

Reporting notifiable infectious diseases

Read information and the process for the notification of infectious diseases and related conditions.

Case definitions

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