NZPHSR - September 2009

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
Vigilance for measles and pertussis during the novel influenza A (H1N1) pandemic

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

  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Dengue Fever
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Lead Absorption
  • Legionellosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Measles
  • Pertussis
  • Rickettsial Disease

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Mumps
  • Salmonellosis
  • Yersiniosis

3. Other Surveillance Reports

  • Extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae, 2008
  • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE), 2008
  • Public health response to a health care worker with pertussis
  • Health risk assessment: Spraying of endosulfan at a citrus orchard
  • Case Report: Probable illness related to recreational exposure to cyanobacteria toxins

4. Outbreak Surveillance

  • 153 outbreaks (1,904 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 82 ‘final’ reports (1,441 cases); 71 ‘interim’ reports (463 cases)
  • 17.6 cases per outbreak on average
  • 17 hospitalisations, 1 death

5. Outbreak Case Reports

  • None this quarter

6. Laboratory Surveillance

  • The zoonotic bacterial pathogens, Salmonella and VTEC
  • Norovirus outbreaks in New Zealand during 2007 and 2008

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