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australia's notifiable diseases status, 2001: annual report of the national notifiable diseases surveillance system.in 2001 there were 104,187 notifications of communicable diseases in australia reported to the national notifiable diseases surveillance system (nndss). the number of notifications in 2001 was an increase of 16 per cent of those reported in 2000 (89,740) and the largest annual total since the nndss commenced in 1991. in 2001, nine new diseases were added to the list of diseases reported to nndss and four diseases were removed. the new diseases were cryptosporidiosis, laboratory-confirmed influen ...200312725505
molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of murray valley encephalitis virus and west nile virus (kunjin subtype) from an arbovirus disease outbreak in horses in victoria, australia, in 2011.virus was detected in the central nervous system (cns) tissue of 11 horses from victoria that died displaying neurological symptoms during an outbreak of disease in australia in 2011. five horses were identified as being infected with murray valley encephalitis virus (mvev) and 6 as being infected with west nile virus subtype kunjin (wnv(kun)). analysis of partial sequence information from the ns5 and e genes indicated that the mvevs within the samples were highly homogenous and all belonged to ...201323345269
low seroprevalence of murray valley encephalitis and kunjin viruses in an opportunistic serosurvey, victoria 2011.to assess evidence of recent and past exposure to murray valley encephalitis virus (mvev) and west nile clade kunjin virus (kunv) in residents of the murray valley, victoria, during a period of demonstrated activity of both viruses in early 2011.201324090325
sentinel chicken surveillance program in australia, july 2003 to june 2004.detection of flavivirus seroconversions in sentinel chicken flocks located in four australian states are used to provide an early warning of increased levels of murray valley encephalitis virus (mvev) and kunjin virus (kunv) activity in the region. during the 2003-2004 season low levels of flavivirus activity were detected in northern australia with both mvev and kunv virus activity detected in the kimberley and pilbara regions of western australia and in the northern territory. a single case of ...200515966677
murray valley encephalitis in australia, 1974: antibody response in cases and community.fifty-three patients accepted on clinical grounds as cases of murray valley encephalitis (mve) in australia in 1974 were examined for antibody to mve virus. only one (who died early in the disease and whose diagnosis was confirmed by virus isolation) did not develop antibody; 13 patients showed stationary or single convalescent titres not diagnostic of recent infection, but other evidence that infection was recent was obtained in eight; 39 showed significant rise or fall in titre confirming rece ...19761071876
sentinel chicken surveillance programme in australia, 1 july 2001 to 30 june 2002.detection of flavivirus seroconversions in sentinel chicken flocks located throughout australia is used to provide an early warning of increased levels of murray valley encephalitis (mve) and kunjin virus activity in the region. during the 2001/2002 season low levels of flavivirus activity were detected in northern australia compared to previous years. mve and kunjin virus activity was detected in the kimberley and pilbara regions of western australia and the northern territory but not in north ...200212416705
australian x disease, murray valley encephalitis and the french connection.epidemics of a severe encephalitis occurred in eastern australia between 1917 and 1925, in which over 280 cases were reported with a fatality rate of 68%. the disease had not been described previously and was called australian x disease. the next epidemic occurred in south-east australia in the summer of 1950-51. the disease was given its name of murray valley encephalitis as this was the area from which most cases were reported. a virus was isolated by eric french in victoria, and about the sam ...19958545982
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