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Measles

Information about measles disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook

Vaccination for certain groups of people is funded under the National Immunisation Program and by states and territories.

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Last updated: 
6 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
6 June 2018
1 August 2017

Changes to 4.9.4 Vaccines; 4.9.5 Transport, storage and handling; 4.11 Mumps and 4.18 Rubella); 4.9.10 Precautions; and 4.9.11 Adverse events

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22 June 2015

Changes to 4.9.10 Precautions; 4.9.11 Adverse events and 4.9.12 Public health management of measles

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17 January 2014

Changes to 4.9.7 Recommendations

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Definitions

MMR
measles-mumps-rubella
MMRV
measles-mumps-rubella-varicella
ITP
idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura
RNA
ribonucleic acid
SSPE
subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
WHO
World Health Organization
NHIG
normal human immunoglobulin
ATAGI
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
WA
Western Australia
CDNA
Communicable Diseases Network Australia
DT
diphtheria-tetanus vaccine
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
ASCIA
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy