NZPHSR - March 2005

Monday 23rd July 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
  • Health concerns following tsunamis
2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance

Significant Increases in Notification Rate
  • Pertussis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Shigellosis
  • Chemical Poisoning
Significant Decreases in Notification Rate
  • Measles
  • Salmonellosis
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Hepatitis B
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Dengue Fever
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Changing outbreak demographics: Pertussis 2000 and 2004
  • GeoHealth2004
  • Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to improve surveillance
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 85 outbreaks (653 cases) notified in the quarter
  • 30 ‘final’ reports (412 cases); 55 'interim' reports (241 cases)
  • 13.7 cases per outbreak on average
  • 10 hospitalisations, no deaths
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Waterborne Shigella outbreak
  • Norovirus outbreak at a student residence
6. Pathogen Surveillance
  • Enteric Reference Laboratory online More
  • 54 norovirus outbreaks reported
  • 21 legionellosis cases laboratory-confirmed

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Report:

NZPHSR - March 2005 (Large file - 1.7MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - March 2005: Listeria monocytogenes Table

NZPHSR - March 2005: Shigella Isolates 2004

 

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NZPHSR - March 2005 (Large file - 1.7MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - March 2005: Listeria monocytogenes Table

NZPHSR - March 2005: Shigella Isolates 2004

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