NZPHSR - September 2007

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease - Wallaceville

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Typhoid
  • Chemical Poisoning
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Giardiasis
  • Yersiniosis
  • Dengue Fever
Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Pertussis
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis
  • Hepatitis A
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility among invasive isolates, 2006
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility among Salmonella, 2006
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 96 outbreaks (929 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 76 ‘final’ reports (866 cases); 20 ‘interim’ reports (63 cases)
  • 11.4 cases per outbreak on average
  • 24 hospitalisations, 1 death
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Typhoid fever outbreak in Porirua, January 2007
  • Viral gastroenteritis outbreak in a school
  • Cryptosporidiosis outbreak and subsequent presumed chlorine poisoning at an aquatic centre
6. Pathogen Surveillance
  • 329 human and 213 non-human Salmonella isolates confirmed
  • 20 isolates of E. coli O157:H7 laboratory confirmed
  • 20 Legionella cases laboratory identified, 1 death
  • 93 influenza viruses reported
  • 168 adenoviruses reported
  • 40 enteroviruses reported
  • 8 isolates of Listeria monocytogenes referred
  • 3 isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae received



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NZPHSR Sept: Listeria Apr-Jun 07

 

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