NZPHSR - June 2017

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial
Summary of the key trends in notifiable diseases for 2016

2. Notifiable disease surveillance
Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate
Acute rheumatic fever
Campylobacteriosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Hepatitis B
Leptospirosis
Measles
Mumps
Shigellosis
Yersiniosis

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
Legionellosis
Pertussis
Zika virus infection

3. Other surveillance reports
No reports this quarter

4. Outbreak surveillance
122 outbreaks (1102 cases) notified in this quarter
76 final reports (810 cases); 46 interim reports (292 cases)
10.7 cases per outbreak on average
11 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
An outbreak of Varicella (chickenpox) among orchard workers

6. Laboratory surveillance
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in New Zealand, 2009–2016

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