NZPHSR - September 2004

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
  • The emerging problem of norovirus in New Zealand
2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance

Significant increases in Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Legionellosis
  • Measles
  • Pertussis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Yersiniosis
Significant decreases in Notification Rate
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Dengue fever
  • Meningococcal disease
  • Salmonellosis
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • New Zealand Microbial Tpying Databases
  • 2003 Antituberculosis-Drug Resistance
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 93 outbreaks (919 cases) notified in the quarter
  • 67 'final' reports (708 cases); 26 'interim' reports (121 cases).
  • 10.6 cases per outbreak on average
  • 14 hospitalisations, no deaths
5. Outbreak Case Reports
Focus on Norovirus
  • Outbreaks in Residential Homes - Waikato
  • Long Stay Hospital Outbreak - Mosgiel
  • Institutional and Community Outbreaks - Greater Wellington Region
6. Pathogen Surveillance
64 norovirus outbreaks were reported to the Norovirus Reference Laboratory
  • 27 occurred in rest homes
  • 13 occurred in hospitals
  • 23 occurred in catering or home settings

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Report:

NZPHSR - September 2004 (Large file - 1.3MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - September 2004: Special Bacteriology Table

 

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NZPHSR - September 2004 (Large file - 1.3MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - September 2004: Special Bacteriology Table

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