NZPHSR - June 2005

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents & Highlights

1. Editorial
  • Second-hand tobacco smoke exposure in bars
2. Notifiable Disease Surveillance

Significant Increases in Notification Rate
  • Pertussis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Shigellosis
Significant Decreases in Notification Rate
  • Measles
  • Giardiasis
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Hepatitis B
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Hepatitis C
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Yersiniosis
  • VTEC/STEC Infection
  • Dengue Fever
  • Salmonellosis
3. Other Surveillance Reports
  • Annual survey of non-multiresistant and multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Mycology surveillance
4. Outbreak Surveillance
  • 70 outbreaks (451 cases) notified in the quarter
  • 27 ‘final’ reports (324 cases); 43 'interim' reports (127 cases)
  • 12.0 cases per outbreak on average
  • 5 hospitalisations, no deaths
5. Outbreak Case Reports
  • Shigella flexneri outbreak in a hospital
  • Suspected norovirus outbreak at a conference
6. Pathogen Surveillance
  • Enteric Reference Laboratory online More
  • 3 Salmonella outbreaks confirmed
  • 24 norovirus outbreaks reported
  • 19 legionellosis cases laboratory-confirmed

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Report:

NZPHSR - June 2005 (Large file - 1.8MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - June 2005: Listeria monocytogenes Table

NZPHSR - June 2005: Mycology Table

 

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NZPHSR - June 2005 (Large file - 1.8MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - June 2005: Listeria monocytogenes Table

NZPHSR - June 2005: Mycology Table

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