NZPHSR - March 2016

Saturday 20th January 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial

  • Information systems initiatives for infectious disease surveillance in New Zealand

2. Notifiable disease surveillance

Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate

  • Cronobacter species invasive disease
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Legionellosis
  • Pertussis
  • Salmonellosis
  • VTEC infection

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate

  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Campylobacteriosis
    • Dengue fever
    • Gastroenteritis (acute)
  • Giardiasis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Measles
    • Toxic shellfish poisoning
    • Zika virus infection

3. Other surveillance reports

  • A case of foodborne botulism in Wellington

4. Outbreak surveillance

  • 147 outbreaks (1702 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 108 final reports (1344 cases); 39 interim reports (358 cases)
  • 18.8 cases per outbreak on average
  • 15 hospitalisations, 3 deaths

5. Outbreak case reports

  • Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli outbreak at an early childhood education centre

6. Laboratory surveillance

  • Laboratory-based legionellosis surveillance, 2014

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Report:

NZPHSR - March 2016

Tables:

NZPHSR March 2016: Supplementary material

NZPHSR March 2016: References

 

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NZPHSR - March 2016

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NZPHSR March 2016: Supplementary material

NZPHSR March 2016: References

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