NZPHSR - June 2015

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial

  • A summary of the key trends in notifiable diseases for 2014

2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance

Significant Increases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Chikungunya Fever
  • Dengue Fever
  • Gastroenteritis (acute)
  • Hepatitis (not otherwise specified)
  • Leptospirosis
  • Measles
  • Toxic Shellfish Poisoning
  • Yersiniosis
  • Zika Fever

Significant Decreases in 12-Monthly Notification Rate

  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Pertussis

3. Other Surveillance Reports

  • Lymphogranuloma venereum; an emerging sexually transmitted infection in New Zealand

4. Outbreak Surveillance

  • 154 outbreaks (1325 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 96 final reports (1045 cases); 58 interim reports (280 cases)
  • 10.9 cases per outbreak on average
  • 25 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak Case Reports

  • No reports this quarter

6. Laboratory Surveillance

  • Yersinia pseudotuberculosis 2014 outbreak – the laboratory’s perspective

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NZPHSR - June 2015

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