NZPHSR - March 2011

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
Rheumatic fever – an indicator of child health

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Giardiasis
  • Legionellosis
  • Rickettsial disease
  • Tetanus
  • Toxic shellfish poisoning
Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Dengue fever
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Invasive pneumoccocal disease
  • Lead absorption
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal disease
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 9 in Otago and Southland
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 142 outbreaks (1089 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 104 ‘final’ reports (847 cases); 38 ‘interim’ reports (242 cases)
  • 8.1 cases per outbreak on average
  • 17 hospitalisations, no deaths
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Giardia outbreak in a childcare centre
  • Norovirus outbreak linked to consumption of imported raw oysters
6. Laboratory Surveillance
  • NDM and KPC carbapenemases recently identified in New Zealand

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