Winter Planning Toolkit modules

Module 3: Testing

Polymerase Chain Reaction test (PCR)

Polymerase Chain Reaction test (PCR)

COVID-19 is a notifiable disease in all states and territories. Pathology providers who process the SARS-CoV-2 nasopharyngeal testing are responsible for notifying the local public health unit (or relevant authority) of a positive result.

The methods of notification of a positive result to a patient and their GP vary significantly across states and local services:

  Information for confirmed cases Information for contacts
Australia Capital Territory Here Here
New South Wales Here Here
Northern Territory Here Here
Queensland Here Here
South Australia Here Here
Tasmania Here Here
Victoria Here Here
Western Australia Here Here
This event attracts CPD points and can be self recorded

Did you know you can now log your CPD with a click of a button?

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