NZPHSR - March 2007

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
Infectious disease modelling and reproductive number R0

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Chemical Poisoning
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yersiniosis
  • Rickettsial Disease
Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Legionellosis
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Pertussis
  • Shigellosis
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • 2005 antimicrobial resistance data from hospital and community laboratories
  • Mass chlorine poisonings at a swimming pool
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 134 outbreaks (1210 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 80 ‘final’ reports (1054 cases); 54 ‘interim’ reports (156 cases)
  • 13.2 cases per outbreak on average
  • 22 hospitalisations, 5 deaths
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • ESBL-producing Shigella flexneri outbreak in Auckland
  • Norovirus outbreak in New Plymouth from Korean oysters
6. Pathogen Surveillance
  • 311 human and 250 non-human Salmonella isolates confirmed
  • 13 E. coli O157:H7 cases laboratory confirmed
  • 12 Legionella cases laboratory identified, 1 death
  • 48 parainfluenza viruses reported
  • 97 adenoviruses reported
  • 55 enteroviruses reported
  • 8 isolates of Listeria monocytogenes referred
  • 9 isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae received

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