NZPHSR - December 2009

Friday 27th April 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
The interface of human and animal health in New Zealand – a personal perspective

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Dengue Fever
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Lead Absorption
  • Legionellosis
  • Measles
  • Pertussis
3. Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Mumps
  • Salmonellosis
  • Yersiniosis
4. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility among invasive isolates
  • Exposure to lead-based paint at an Early Childhood Centre
5. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 194 outbreaks (2,432 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 118 ‘final’ reports (1,957 cases); 76 ‘interim’ reports (475 cases)
  • 16.6 cases per outbreak on average
  • 66 hospitalisations, 6 deaths
6. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Measles outbreak in Canterbury 2009
  • A collaborative investigation of a Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 156 outbreak
7. Laboratory Surveillance
  • Legionellosis
  • Laboratory-based surveillance of invasive Listeria monocytogenes in New Zealand

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