NZPHSR - September 2017

Monday 23rd July 2018


Contents and Highlights

1. Editorial
The laboratory testing conundrum

2. Notifiable disease surveillance
Significant increases in 12-monthly notification rate
Campylobacteriosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Leptospirosis
Mumps
Shigellosis
Yersiniosis

Significant decreases in 12-monthly notification rate
Gastroenteritis (acute)
Legionellosis
Measles
Rickettsial disease
Zika virus infection

3. Other surveillance reports
No reports this quarter

4. Outbreak surveillance
139 outbreaks (1235 cases) notified in this quarter
69 final reports (762 cases); 70 interim reports (473 cases)
11.0 cases per outbreak on average
9 hospitalisations, no deaths

5. Outbreak case reports
Cryptosporidium outbreak linked to a swim school in Canterbury
An outbreak of yersiniosis in Tauranga during October and November 2016

6. Laboratory surveillance
Enteric Reference Laboratory, April–June 2017

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