<ul><li>Notification, contact tracing  </li></ul><ul><li>and GP testing data  </li></ul><ul><li>at jurisdictional level </...
National notification data Source: Annual Surveillance Report 2009, NCHECR
Notifications for MSM Sources: Annual Surveillance Report 2009, NCHECR, South Eastern Sydney Illawarra and Sydney South We...
Current collection *In 2 PHUs which represents approx 60% of cases in males #Willing to collect retrospectively Variable N...
Recommendation <ul><li>Collate notification data on  </li></ul><ul><li>MSM, symptoms and HIV status nationally </li></ul>
Contact tracing data
Current collection Question on form NSW VIC QLD WA SA NT * TAS ACT Has partner notification occurred? (Y/N) No Yes   No   ...
Recommendation <ul><li>Notification data on contact tracing is inconsistently collected and not recommended for monitoring...
GP testing data
Victorian Primary Care Network for Sentinel Surveillance on BBVs & STIs <ul><li>Testing data from four clinics with high M...
Number of tests by HIV status n=10,633 n=6,311
Testing frequency Single testers >=4
Recommendation <ul><li>Jurisdictions consider implementing  </li></ul><ul><li>sentinel surveillance at GPs with  </li></ul...
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Syphilis notification, contact tracing and GP testing data at jurisdictional level. Presentation given by Michelle McPherson at the AFAO National Syphilis Forum, 23 October 2009.

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  • 67% and 72% respectively of men
  • Syphilis notification, contact tracing and GP testing data

    1. 1. <ul><li>Notification, contact tracing </li></ul><ul><li>and GP testing data </li></ul><ul><li>at jurisdictional level </li></ul>
    2. 2. National notification data Source: Annual Surveillance Report 2009, NCHECR
    3. 3. Notifications for MSM Sources: Annual Surveillance Report 2009, NCHECR, South Eastern Sydney Illawarra and Sydney South West Area Health Services, NSW Health 67% 72% For NSW (CS and SES) between Jan 2006 - Jun 2009 number of MSM with infectious syphilis was 852 of 1,016 males = 84%
    4. 4. Current collection *In 2 PHUs which represents approx 60% of cases in males #Willing to collect retrospectively Variable NSW VIC QLD WA SA NT # TAS ACT MSM Yes* Yes   Yes Yes Yes   No   Yes Yes  Symptoms Yes Yes   Yes   Yes Yes No Yes  Yes  HIV status Yes* Yes Yes Yes Yes No No #   Yes 
    5. 5. Recommendation <ul><li>Collate notification data on </li></ul><ul><li>MSM, symptoms and HIV status nationally </li></ul>
    6. 6. Contact tracing data
    7. 7. Current collection Question on form NSW VIC QLD WA SA NT * TAS ACT Has partner notification occurred? (Y/N) No Yes   No   Yes Yes No    No   No Do you require assistance with partner notification? (Y/N) No Yes No No Yes No Yes No Contact tracing details No No No  No  Yes No  Yes Yes  Reasons for test? Contact tracing option No Yes Yes  Yes  No No    Yes Yes 
    8. 8. Recommendation <ul><li>Notification data on contact tracing is inconsistently collected and not recommended for monitoring/evaluating contact tracing </li></ul>
    9. 9. GP testing data
    10. 10. Victorian Primary Care Network for Sentinel Surveillance on BBVs & STIs <ul><li>Testing data from four clinics with high MSM </li></ul><ul><li>Linked to clinic collected risk behaviour data </li></ul><ul><li>Time period: April 2006 – June 2008 (27 months) </li></ul>
    11. 11. Number of tests by HIV status n=10,633 n=6,311
    12. 12. Testing frequency Single testers >=4
    13. 13. Recommendation <ul><li>Jurisdictions consider implementing </li></ul><ul><li>sentinel surveillance at GPs with </li></ul><ul><li>high MSM caseloads </li></ul>

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