NZPHSR - December 2012

Thursday 19th July 2018


Contents & Highlights

1.    Editorial
Climate change and waterborne diseases in New Zealand and the role of primary care in the early detection of common source waterborne disease outbreaks

2.    Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  •  Campylobacteriosis
  •  Cryptosporidiosis
  •  Dengue Fever
  •  Hepatitis A
  • Leptospirosis
  •  Measles
  • Pertussis
  • Shigellosis

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Mumps
  • Rubella

  • Salmonellosis

3.    Other Surveillance Reports
  • The impact of laboratory practices on the isolation of pathogenic Yersinia species in New Zealand

4.    Outbreak Surveillance
  • 207 outbreaks (2303 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 135 ‘final’ reports (1971 cases); 72 ‘interim’ reports (332 cases)
  • 14.6 cases per outbreak on average
  • 24 hospitalisations, 12 deaths

5.    Outbreak Case Reports
  • An outbreak of waterborne gastroenteritis in Darfield, Canterbury, July to August 2012
  • Norovirus outbreak associated with imported oysters

6.    Laboratory Surveillance
  • Annual survey of MRSA, 2011

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Report:

NZPHSR - December 2012

Tables:

NZPHSR December 2012: Supplementary material

NZPHSR December 2012: Mycology Jul-Dec 2011

NZPHSR December 2012: References

 

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NZPHSR - December 2012

Tables:

NZPHSR December 2012: Supplementary material

NZPHSR December 2012: Mycology Jul-Dec 2011

NZPHSR December 2012: References

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