NZPHSR - June 2009

Monday 23rd July 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
The emergence of
Swine Influenza A (H1N1)

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Dengue Fever
  • Giardiasis
  • Hazardous Substances Injury
  • Hepatitis A
  • Lead Absorption
  • Legionellosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Malaria
  • Measles
  • Pertussis
  • Rickettsial Disease
  • VTEC Infections
Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Chemical Poisoning from the Environment
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • Hepatitis B
  • Mumps
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Annual survey of MRSA, August 2008
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 99 outbreaks (783cases) notified in this quarter
  • 44 ‘final’ reports (500cases); 55 ‘interim’ reports (283cases)
  • 11.4 cases per outbreak on average
  • 3 hospitalisations, 1 death
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • An outbreak of Clostridium gastroenteritis at a boarding house
  • An outbreak of norovirus at a large New Zealand university
  • Typhoid fever outbreak in Porirua
6. Laboratory Surveillance
  • Influenza in New Zealand in 2008

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