NZPHSR - March 2018

Thursday 13th December 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial
Increase in Neisseria meningitidis group W invasive disease

2. Notifiable disease surveillance
Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate
Cryptosporidiosis
Hepatitis A
Leptospirosis
Malaria
Meningococcal disease
Mumps
Pertussis
Shigellosis
Typhoid fever
VTEC/STEC infection

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
Campylobacteriosis
Chikungunya fever
Gastroenteritis (acute)
Listeriosis
Measles
Zika virus infection

3. Other surveillance reports
Increase in institutional norovirus outbreaks in the greater Wellington region, 2017

4. Outbreak surveillance
198 outbreaks (2924 cases) notified in this quarter
134 final reports (2420 cases); 64 interim reports (504 cases)
18.1 cases per outbreak on average
38 hospitalisations, 5 deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
No reports this quarter

6. Laboratory surveillance
Norovirus surveillance April 2016–December 2017: emergence of GII.P16-GII.4 Sydney_2012

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NZPHSR - March 2018

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NZPHSR March 2018: References

 

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