NZPHSR - December 2017

Wednesday 24th October 2018


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

The latest reports from Sexually Transmitted Infections Surveillance, Antimicrobial Resistance, Virology and Enteric Reference Laboratories are available at www.surv.esr.cri.nz

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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

NZPHSR December 2017: References

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