NZPHSR - December 2007

Friday 27th April 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
Hazardous Substance Injury – A Notifiable Illness

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Mumps
  • Typhoid
  • Chemical Poisoning
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Giardiasis
  • Yersiniosis
  • Dengue Fever

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Pertussis
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis
  • Hepatitis A

3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Antituberculosis-drug resistance

4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 95 outbreaks (851 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 42 ‘final’ reports (497 cases); 53 ‘interim’ reports (354 cases)
  • 11.8 cases per outbreak on average
  • 15 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • An extensive outbreak of acute gastroenteritis at a school camp
  • Molecular typing helps determine origin of an extrapulmonary tuberculosis case
  • The logistics behind the 2006 tuberculosis outbreak in a Palmerston North High School

6. Pathogen Surveillance
  • 250 human and 387 non-human Salmonella isolates submitted
  • 25 isolates of E. coli O157:H7 laboratory confirmed
  • 6 Legionella cases laboratory identified
  • 630 influenza viruses reported
  • 197 adenoviruses reported
  • 32 enteroviruses reported
  • 6 isolates of Listeria monocytogenes referred
  • 10 isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae received

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Report:

NZPHSR Dec 2007 (Large file 1.3 MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR Dec 2007: Listeria Jul-Sept 07

NZPHSR Dec 2007: Mycology Jan-Jun 07

 

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NZPHSR Dec 2007 (Large file 1.3 MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR Dec 2007: Listeria Jul-Sept 07

NZPHSR Dec 2007: Mycology Jan-Jun 07

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