NZPHSR - March 2012

Monday 23rd July 2018


Contents & Highlights

1.    Editorial
Pathogen Discovery – a new technology enables the detection of unknown viruses

2.    Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
·    Gastroenteritis
·    Measles
·    Pertussis
·    Rubella
·    Yersiniosis

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
·    Campylobacteriosis
·    Cryptosporidiosis
·    Hepatitis A
·    Tetanus

3.    Other Surveillance Reports
·    Antituberculosis-drug resistance, 2010

4.    Outbreak Surveillance
·    131 outbreaks (1226 cases) notified in this quarter
·    85 ‘final’ reports (904 cases); 46 ‘interim’ reports (317 cases)
·    10.7 cases per outbreak on average
·    12 hospitalisations, one death

5.    Outbreak Case Reports
·    Campylobacter cases following a West Coast flood event
·    Influenza outbreak in a long-term residential facility

6.    Laboratory Surveillance
·    The emergence of a new definitive type of Salmonella Typhimurium in humans and animals in New Zealand

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