NZPHSR - June 2014

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial

  • A summary of the key trends in notifiable diseases for 2013

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

  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Dengue Fever
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Measles
  • VTEC Infections

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Gastroenteritis (acute)
  • Leptospirosis
  • Pertussis
  • Toxic Shellfish Poisoning
  • Typhoid Fever

3. Other Surveillance Reports

  • Record number of cryptosporidiosis outbreaks and cases in 2013

4. Outbreak Surveillance

  • 275 outbreaks (2782 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 135 final reports (1935 cases); 140 interim reports (847 cases)
  • 14.3 cases per outbreak on average
  • 41 hospitalisations, 7 deaths

5. Outbreak Case Reports

  • Measles outbreaks – an update
  • Legionellosis cases linked to a motel spa pool

6. Laboratory Surveillance

  • Laboratory surveillance of invasive pathogens

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NZPHSR - June 2014

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