NZPHSR - September 2015

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial

  • Complications to care in an Ebola Treatment Unit, Sierra Leone, 2015

2. Notifiable disease surveillance

Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate

  • Chikungunya fever
  • Gastroenteritis (acute)
  • Legionellosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Toxic shellfish poisoning
  • VTEC infection
  • Yersiniosis

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate

  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Measles
  • Pertussis
  • Zika fever

3. Other surveillance reports

  • No reports this quarter

4. Outbreak surveillance

  • 118 outbreaks (1098 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 62 final reports (677 cases); 56 interim reports (421 cases)
  • 10.9 cases per outbreak on average
  • 13 hospitalisations, 3 deaths

5. Outbreak case reports

  • “P soup anyone?”—A foodborne outbreak of methamphetamine poisoning
  • Outbreak of Salmonella Thompson linked to Northland food premises

6. Laboratory surveillance

  • Influenza surveillance, 2014

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Report:

NZPHSR - September 2015

Tables:

NZPHSR September 2015: Supplementary material

NZPHSR September 2015: References

 

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NZPHSR - September 2015

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NZPHSR September 2015: Supplementary material

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