The authors thank the following individuals who assisted in the outbreak investigation (in alphabetical order): Frank Beard, Robert Bell, Kerry Bell, Julie Burke, Robert Chiew, Susie Collins, Nick Corones, Barry Coombs, Alison Crombie, Victor DiPaola, Emily Davis, Ballant Eyeson-Annan, Tenille Fort, James Fielding, Kathleen Fullerton, Michelle Harlock, Geoff Hogg, Peter Howard, Jenny Jackson, Rick Jacobson, Eric Johnson, Martyn Kirk, Rod Knutson, Karin Lalor, Diane Lightfoot, Christopher Luthy, Peter Markey, Ian Marshall, Ian McKay, Tony Merritt, Lillian Mwanri, Annie Ng, Rhonda Owen, Beverley Parker, Simone Pozanski, Mark Salter, Cameron Sault, Russell Stafford, Nicola Stephens, Peter Sutherland, Lisa Szabo, Agnes Tan, Kirsten Tanner, Mary Valcanis, Christopher Villavicencio and Ian Wells. A limited review of the Victorian state data was published in a local public health bulletin, the Victorian Infectious Diseases Bulletin, as a short report.
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