Main source books

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012. Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (29th edition). Pickering LK, Baker CJ, Kimberlin DW, et al (eds). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

Department of Health and Ageing. 2013. The Australian Immunisation Handbook (10th edition). Canberra, ACT: Department of Health and Ageing.

Heymann DL (ed). 2008. Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (19th edition). Washington DC: American Public Health Association.

Ministry of Health. 1996. Technical Guidelines for Mantoux Testing and BCG Vaccination 1996. Wellington: Ministry of Health. (Currently under review.)

Ministry of Health. 2010. Guidelines for Tuberculosis Control 2010. Wellington: Ministry of Health.

Ministry of Health. 2012. Communicable Disease Control Manual 2012. Wellington: Ministry of Health. (Currently under review.)

Pharmaceutical Management Agency. 2014. New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule. Wellington: Pharmaceutical Management Agency.

Plotkin SA, Orenstein WA, Offit PA (eds). 2013. Vaccines (6th edition). Elsevier Saunders.

Information on New Zealand epidemiology is sourced from data collated by the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), on behalf of the Ministry of Health, or from Analytical Services, Ministry of Health. For the most up-to-date epidemiological data, see the ESR ( and Ministry of Health ( websites.