NZPHSR - Spring 2003

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Introduction
  • The New Publication
2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance

Significant Increases in Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib)
Significant Decreases in Notification Rate
  • Meningococcal disease
  • Pertussis
  • Salmonellosis
3. Other Reports and Surveillance Notes
  • The New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit Update
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 118 outbreaks involving 737 people; average of 6.2 cases per outbreak
  • Auckland has had the most outbreaks (75.4%)
  • Majority of outbreaks are foodborne
  • Commercial food operations are the most common setting
  • Campylobacter was implicated in the largest proportion of foodborne outbreaks
  • Norovirus caused the largest proportion of cases
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Outbreak of Hepatitis A in Blueberries
6. Pathogen Surveillance
  • Decrease in human Salmonellae isolates
  • Increase in E. coli O157 with six family clusters
  • Increase in Shigellae isolates

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Report:

NZPHSR - Spring 2003

Tables:

NZPHSR - Spring 2003: Legionellosis & Environmental Legionella Table

NZPHSR - Spring 2003: Special Bacteriology Table

 

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NZPHSR - Spring 2003

Tables:

NZPHSR - Spring 2003: Legionellosis & Environmental Legionella Table

NZPHSR - Spring 2003: Special Bacteriology Table

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