NZPHSR - June 2008

Friday 27th April 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
Summary of notifiable diseases surveillance for 2007

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Mumps
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Listeriosis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis
  • VTEC Infections
  • Giardiasis
  • Lead Absorption
  • Brucellosis
  • Hydatid Disease

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Pertussis
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Typhoid
  • Chemical Poisoning
  • Hepatitis A
  • Rickettsial Disease

3. Other Surveillance Reports

  • Annual survey of MRSA, August 2007

4. Outbreak Surveillance

  • 74 outbreaks (847cases) notified in this quarter
  • 40 ‘final’ reports (444cases); 34‘interim’ reports (403 cases)
  • 11.1 cases per outbreak on average
  • 2 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak Case Reports

  • Measles outbreak in Auckland, December 2007
  • Norovirus outbreak associated with a commercial indoor playground in the Bay of Plenty Region

6. Pathogen Surveillance

  • 488 human and 249 non-human Salmonella isolates confirmed
  • 48 isolates of E. coli O157:H7 laboratory confirmed
  • 27 confirmed norovirus outbreaks
  • 14 Legionella cases laboratory identified
  • 4 influenza viruses reported
  • 3 respiratory syncytial virus cases reported
  • 139 adenoviruses reported
  • 29 enteroviruses reported
  • 7 isolates of Listeria monocytogenes referred
  • 29 isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae received

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Report:

NZPHSR June 2008

Tables:

NZPHSR June 2008: Listeria Jan-Mar 08

NZPHSRJun08: MycologyJul-Dec07

 

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NZPHSR June 2008

Tables:

NZPHSR June 2008: Listeria Jan-Mar 08

NZPHSRJun08: MycologyJul-Dec07

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