NZPHSR - March 2017

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial
Health (Protection) Amendment Act 2016—opportunities and challenges for notification and STI surveillance

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

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
Chikungunya fever
Leprosy

3. Other surveillance reports
A case of toxigenic cutaneous diphtheria in Christchurch, November 2016

4. Outbreak surveillance
142 outbreaks (1537 cases) notified in this quarter
102 final reports (1335 cases); 40 interim reports (202 cases)
13.1 cases per outbreak on average
9 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
No reports this quarter

6. Laboratory surveillance
Influenza surveillance, 2015

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