NZPHSR - March 2013

Monday 23rd July 2018


Contents & Highlights

1.    Editorial
  • Medical practitioner notification is still important in the era of direct laboratory notification

2.    Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Dengue Fever
  • Gastroenteritis (acute)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Leptospirosis
  • Pertussis
  • Shigellosis
  • Toxic Shellfish Poisoning

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

3.    Other Surveillance Reports
  • Invasive pneumococcal disease, 2011
  • The epidemiology of rheumatic fever in Northland, 2002 to 2011

4.    Outbreak Surveillance
  • 253 outbreaks (3311 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 187 ‘final’ reports (2984 cases); 66 ‘interim’ reports (327 cases)
  • 16.0 cases per outbreak on average
  • 37 hospitalisations, 3 deaths

5.    Outbreak Case Reports
  • Influenza outbreak in a long-term care facility in the Southern District Health Board area

6.    Laboratory Surveillance
  • Norovirus outbreak surveillance - a new GII.4 variant emerges in 2012

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Report:

NZPHSR - March 2013

Tables:

NZPHSR March 2013: Supplementary material

NZPHSR March 2013: Mycology Jan-Jun 2012

NZPHSR March 2013: References

 

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NZPHSR - March 2013

Tables:

NZPHSR March 2013: Supplementary material

NZPHSR March 2013: Mycology Jan-Jun 2012

NZPHSR March 2013: References

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