NZPHSR - March 2010

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
Protecting institutions from the emerging threat of norovirus outbreaks

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Measles
  • Pertussis
Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Hepatitis A
  • Leptospirosis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Yersiniosis
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Legionella in a Canterbury rest home, June 2009
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility among Salmonella, 2008
  • Antituberculosis-drug resistance, 2008
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 194 outbreaks (2,329 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 127 ‘final’ reports (1,863 cases); 67 ‘interim’ reports (466 cases)
  • 14.7 cases per outbreak on average
  • 66 hospitalisations, no deaths
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Campylobacteriosis outbreak associated with consumption of unpasteurised milk by primary school children in Whangarei, August 2009
Laboratory Surveillance
  • Laboratory surveillance of invasive pathogens

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