NZ Resources

New Zealand Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Infection Control Resources

Clinical guidelines

BPAC group. Antibiotic guidelines for NZ, July 2013.

NZ Sexual Health Services. New Zealand Gonorrhoea Guideline 2014.

NZ Ministry of Health. Sexual and reproductive health guidelines 2009.

Cardiac Society of Australia and NZ and NZ Heart Foundation. NZ guideline for prevention of infective endocarditis associated with dental and other medical interventions 2012.

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. Diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious in recently arrived refugees 2009.

Cardiac Society of Australia and NZ and NZ Heart Foundation. NZ guidelines for Rheumatic Fever and Group A Streptococcal sore throat management guideline: 2014 update.

NZ Ministry of Health. Tuberculosis 2010.

Public health and epidemiology

New Zealand Ministry of Health. Immunisation Handbook 2014.

Antimicrobial resistance statistics (ESR) in NZ.

Infectious disease epidemiology (ESR) in NZ.

Influenza statistics – weekly updates

NZ Ministry of Health. Communicable Diseases Manual 2012.

Infection Prevention and Control

Strategic Infection Prevention & Control Advisory Group Meeting minutes, 2016

NZ Ministry of Health. Norovirus. 2009.

New Zealand Standard for Infection Prevention and Control 2008.

Hand Hygiene New Zealand website.

Australasian Health Facility Guidelines 2012 and 2013.

Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare 2010.

Hospital Infection Control Special Interest Group of ASID.

NZ Ministry of Health. Multi-drug resistant organisms 2007.

Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia (GENCA) and Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA). Infection Control in Endoscopy 2011.

NZ Infection Prevention and Control nurses website.

NZ Central line-associated bacteraemia prevention programme website (HQSC).

NZ Surgical site infection surveillance programme website (HQSC).

Laboratory Handbooks

A+ Labplus test guide

Canterbury Health Laboratories

RCPA laboratory testing manual