Reporting to the Immunisation Section
SA Health requires the following to be reported to the Immunisation Section:
Vaccine reaction reporting: Adverse event following immunisation
An adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) refers to any untoward medical occurrence that follows immunisation. Reporting an adverse event following immunisation is an essential part of ensuring ongoing vaccine safety monitoring.
Reporting of post exposure treatment for rabies or Australian bat lyssavirus
Information on the reporting of post exposure treatment for rabies or Australian bat lyssavirus; required to develop an treatment plans for people who have come into contact with bats in Australia or overseas, and people who come into contact with mammals (especially dogs, cats and monkeys) in a country where there is a rabies virus risk.
Reporting to National Immunisation Registers
National immunisation registers record the details of vaccinations given to individuals. Immunisation registers allow health professionals to assess if individuals have received all the recommended vaccines for their age.
For more information on national immunisation registers and immunisation records see Immunisation records and registers.