STI Clinic Surveillance: Quarterly Reports Apr-Jun 2018

Saturday 15th December 2018


Summary

The tables below present national sexually transmitted infection (STI) case counts from participating sexual health and family planning clinics across New Zealand for the last five quarters. More detailed reports at the DHB level are available by clicking on the name of the DHB region in the list below. The reports are in PDF format. For further details on methods used and limitations of the data, refer to the latest STIs in New Zealand: Annual Surveillance Report.

All results and analyses are based on the data submitted prior to 1 October 2018. Any data submitted after this date are not included in this report due to time constraints. All results should be regarded as provisional.

Cautionary note:
The number of cases of STIs reported through the clinic-based surveillance system underestimates the true burden of disease in New Zealand because a substantial percentage of STIs are diagnosed by other health care providers, particularly primary health care practitioners.

Quarterly case counts reported from sexual health clinics by disease, April 2017 to June 2018

  Q2 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 2017 Q1 2018 Q2 2018 Change
Chlamydia  1061  1117  1019  1162  1034
Gonorrhoea  287  317  297  340  347
Genital herpes (first presentation)  142  170  171  160  146
Genital warts (first presentation)  238  224  249  239  234
Infectious syphilis  98  148  134  145  139
Non-specific urethritis  134  139  150  143  123

Change in count presented was between the last two quarters:

– no change; ▲count increase; ▼count decrease
Note: Data was not received from the Ashburton SHC for January 2018. This clinic sees only a small number of STI cases each month. Tairawhiti DHB only reports Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia.

Quarterly case counts reported from family planning clinics by disease, April 2017 to June 2018

  Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 2017 Q1 2018 Change
Chlamydia  664  709  698  700  655
Gonorrhoea  58  64  43  59  42
Genital herpes (first presentation)  92  83  87  77  53
Genital warts (first presentation)  46  46  45  50  40
Infectious syphilis  2  0  2  1  2
Non-specific urethritis  5 13  10  7  8

– no change; ▲count increase; ▼count decrease

Two cases of lymphogranuloma venereum were reported during this quarter, one case each by Auckland and Hamilton DHBs. No cases of chancroid or granuloma inguinale were reported.

Individual sexual health clinic reports

Northland DHB Taranaki DHB Nelson Marlborough DHB
Auckland region Hawke's Bay DHB West Coast DHB
Waikato DHB Whanganui DHB Canterbury DHB
Lakes DHB MidCentral DHB South Canterbury DHB
Bay of Plenty DHB  Hutt Valley DHB Southern DHB
Tairawhiti DHB Capital and Coast DHB  New Zealand (all DHBs) 

Note: There is no sexual health clinic in Wairarapa DHB. Services are provided through primary care.

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