NZPHSR - December 2014

Friday 27th April 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial

  • The 2014 Ebola outbreak and its significance to New Zealand

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

  • Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Chikungunya Fever
  • Dengue Fever
  • Hepatitis not otherwise specified
  • Measles
  • Yersiniosis

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Malaria
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Pertussis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Toxic Shellfish Poisoning
  • VTEC Infections

3. Other Surveillance Reports

  • Enhanced surveillance of syphilis – key findings from 2013

4. Outbreak Surveillance

  • 223 outbreaks (2179 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 145 final reports (1964 cases); 78 interim reports (215 cases)
  • 13.5 cases per outbreak on average
  • 24 hospitalisations, 4 deaths

5. Outbreak Case Reports

  • Typhoid cases in an extended family investigated

6. Laboratory Surveillance

  • Norovirus surveillance and the GII.4 Sydney_2012 variant

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Report:

NZPHSR - December 2014

Tables:

NZPHSR December 2014: References

NZPHSR December 2014: Mycology Jan-Jun 2014

 

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NZPHSR - December 2014

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NZPHSR December 2014: References

NZPHSR December 2014: Mycology Jan-Jun 2014

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