NZPHSR - December 2017

Sunday 17th December 2017


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial
• New ways of reporting for the Health Intelligence Team

2. Notifiable disease surveillance
Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate
• Campylobacteriosis
• Cryptosporidiosis
• Haemophilus influenzae type b
• Hepatitis B
• Leptospirosis
• Meningococcal disease
• Mumps
• Pertussis
• Shigellosis
• VTEC/STEC infection
• Yersiniosis

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
• Dengue fever
• Gastroenteritis (acute)
• Measles
• Zika virus infection

3. Other surveillance reports
• Mumps in three immunised siblings. Chance alone?

4. Outbreak surveillance
• 198 outbreaks (2782 cases) notified in this quarter
• 127 final reports (2336 cases); 71 interim reports (451 cases)
• 18.4 cases per outbreak on average
• 31 hospitalisations, 14 deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
• School gastroenteritis outbreak, August 2017

6. Laboratory surveillance
• The evolution of meningococcal laboratory surveillance

 

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Report:

NZPHSR - December 2017

Tables:

NZPHSR December 2017: Supplementary material

NZPHSR December 2017: References

 

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NZPHSR - December 2017

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NZPHSR December 2017: Supplementary material

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