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Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (Adobe PDF document - 531KB)Jun 2010Public health guidelines for control of acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia2012National guidelines for diagnosis and management . An evidence-based review
Anaphylaxis management (Adobe PDF document - 192KB)| RTF (956KB)Dec 2013Management of anaphylaxis in the urban NT setting
Arsenic Poisoning Guidelines for Health Care Providers (Adobe PDF document - 49KB)Nov 2011Clinical presentation, investigation and management of persons with arsenic poisoning

 Australian bat lyssavirus and rabies post exposure prophylaxis (Adobe PDF document - 238KB)

The Australian Immunisation Handbook

Aug 2013

Post-exposure treatment flowchart

Refer to pages 353-371 in the handbook for detailed information about pre-exposure vaccination and post- exposure prophylaxis

Diphtheria (Adobe PDF document - 241KB)Mar 2004Public health guidelines for control of diphtheria
Congenital Syphilis (Adobe PDF document - 184KB)July 2005Management guidelines
Gonococal Conjunctivitis (Adobe PDF document - 105KB)Nov 2005Public health and treatment guidelines for gonococcal conjunctivitis
Gonorrhoea Treatment (Adobe PDF document - 21KB) | DOCX (38KB)May 2013

Gonorrhoea treatment protocol update

Head lice advice (Adobe PDF document - 2197KB)  | RTF (3721KB)
Kid's nit booklet (Adobe PDF document - 4033KB) | RTF (37KB)
Head lice advice posters (Adobe PDF document - 1050KB) | RTF (2495KB)

Dec 2013Guidelines and educational resources for managing headlice
Healthy Skin Program (Adobe PDF document - 737KB)Mar 2010Guidelines for community control of scabies, skin sores and crusted scabies in the NT
Hepatitis B vaccination and public health guidelines Northern Territory (Adobe PDF document - 7146KB)Oct 2013Public health and vaccination guidelines for hepatitis B in the NT
Leprosy (Adobe PDF document - 2267KB)Dec 2010Public health and treatment guidelines for leprosy in the NT
Malaria (Adobe PDF document - 1546KB) | RTF (388KB)Sep 2012Public health and treatment guidelines for malaria in the NT
Meningococcal Disease in AustraliaOct 2007Guidelines for the early clinical and public health management of Meningococcal Disease in Australia
Nontuberculous mycobacteria (Adobe PDF document - 343KB)Oct 2002Public health guidelines for nontuberculous mycobacteria in the NT
Refugee Health Assessment: Screening guidelines for the initial health assessment of newly arrived refugees in the Northern Territory. (Adobe PDF document - 818KB)April 2012Screening guidelines for the initial health assessment of newly arrived refugees in the Northern Territory
Management of people with infectious diseases who knowingly put others at risk (Adobe PDF document - 89KB)I RTF (59KB)April 2013Guidelines for clinicians and others managing patients with infectious diseases who knowingly put others at risk.

Guidelines on the management of sexual health issues in children and young people (3rd Edition) (Adobe PDF document - 1052KB)

April 2011This document provides guidelines on the management of children and young people who present for care relating to sexual health issues, or who may be the victims of sexual abuse or exploitation. The document has been developed as a reference for health professionals working in remote and urban clinical situations.

Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Primary Health Care Setting - NT Management Guidelines (Adobe PDF document - 1040KB) | DOCX

May 2012

NT Guidelines for the Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Primary Health Care setting

Female self collected specimen poster (Adobe PDF document - 435KB)

Self collected low vaginal swab poster (Adobe PDF document - 167KB)

Self collected first catch urine specimen poster (Adobe PDF document - 174KB)

Self collected anal swab poster (Adobe PDF document - 167KB)

Male self collected specimen poster (Adobe PDF document - 459KB)

Self collected penile swab poster (Adobe PDF document - 169KB)

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 Posters showing patients how to collect specimens for STIs


Staying Healthy. Preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education and care services. 5th EditionNov 2012Staying Healthy provides information on preventing infectious diseases and  fact sheets with information about childhood diseases for parents, child care centres and preschools.
Timeout - minimum exclusion periods from school and childcare (Adobe PDF document - 228KB)Aug 2013Minimum periods of exclusion from school, pre-school and childcare facilities for children or staff with, or exposed to, infectious diseases

 Trachoma - National guidelines for public health units

Jan 2014National Guidelines for public health management
Tuberculosis Control Guidelines (Adobe PDF document - 2479KB)Jun 2008Guidelines for the Control of Tuberculosis in the Northern Territory