NZPHSR - December 2013

Monday 23rd July 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial

  • Notifiable infectious diseases

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Gastroenteritis (actute)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Salmonellosis
  • Toxic Shellfish Poisoning
  • VTEC infections

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Measles
  • Pertussis

3. Other Surveillance Reports

  • Changes to hazardous substances and lead absorption notification

4. Outbreak Surveillance

  • 174 outbreaks (1594 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 119 final reports (1326 cases); 55 interim reports (268 cases)
  • 11.1 cases per outbreak on average
  • 20 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak Case Reports

  • An outbreak of Salmonella Infantis in Northland, May 2013
  • A multiple enteric pathogen outbreak in an Auckland school associated with international travel

6. Laboratory Surveillance

  • Extended-spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, 2012

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