NZPHSR - December 2016

Saturday 20th January 2018


CONTENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

1. Editorial
• Rotavirus in New Zealand, 2015

2. Notifiable disease surveillance
Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate
• Campylobacteriosis
• Cryptosporidiosis
• Dengue
• Giardiasis
• Legionellosis
• Measles
• VTEC infection
• Yersiniosis
• Zika virus infection

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
• Chikungunya fever
• Toxic shellfish poisoning

3. Other surveillance reports
• Legionellosis case linked to a spa pool at a public swimming pool

4. Outbreak surveillance
• 206 outbreaks (3174 cases) notified in this quarter
• 109 final reports (2485 cases); 97 interim reports (689 cases)
• 22.8 cases per outbreak on average
• 39 hospitalisations, 3 deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
• No reports this quarter

6. Laboratory surveillance
Antimicrobial resistance

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