Report of notifiable infectious diseases in metropolitan Perth

3 January 2023

Metropolitan Communicable Disease Control has responsibility for the public health management of notifiable infectious diseases to protect the community and prevent disease outbreaks.

This report is a summary of notifiable diseases in metropolitan Perth. For the purpose of this report, metropolitan Perth includes and is defined by the boundaries of the East Metropolitan Heath Service (EMHS), the North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) and the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) of the state of Western Australia (WA). Other information, including childhood immunisation rates and post-exposure prophylaxis for rabies and Australian Bat Lyssavirus infection, is also presented.






Last reviewed: 18-10-2021