NZPHSR - June 2017

Sunday 20th August 2017


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial
· Summary of the key trends in notifiable diseases for 2016

2. Notifiable disease surveillance
Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate
· Acute rheumatic fever
· Campylobacteriosis
· Cryptosporidiosis
· Hepatitis B
· Leptospirosis
· Measles
· Mumps
· Shigellosis
· Yersiniosis

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
· Legionellosis
· Pertussis
· Zika virus infection

3. Other surveillance reports
· No reports this quarter

4. Outbreak surveillance
· 122 outbreaks (1102 cases) notified in this quarter
· 76 final reports (810 cases); 46 interim reports (292 cases)
· 10.7 cases per outbreak on average
· 11 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
· An outbreak of Varicella (chickenpox) among orchard workers

6. Laboratory surveillance
· Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in New Zealand, 2009–2016

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