NZPHSR - December 2005

Wednesday 21st November 2018


Contents & Highlights

1.    Editorial
Changes to the New Zealand Drinking-Water Standards

2.    Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in Notification Rate
  • Pertussis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
 
Significant Decreases in Notification Rate
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Giardiasis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Yersiniosis

3.    Other Surveillance Reports
  • Notifiable disease data available at www.nzpho.org.nz
  • Second-hand tobacco smoke exposure in bars
  • Antituberculosis-drug resistance

4.    Outbreak Surveillance
  • 86 outbreaks (325 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 45 ‘final’ reports (201 cases); 41 ‘interim’ reports (124 cases)
  • 4.5 cases per outbreak on average
  • 14 hospitalisations, 1 death

5.    Outbreak Case Reports
  • Influenza A outbreak at a resthome
  • Norovirus outbreak at a resthome
  • Yersinia outbreak at a camp

6.    Pathogen Surveillance
  • 18 E. coli O157:H7 cases laboratory confirmed
  • 6 norovirus outbreaks reported
  • 27 Legionella cases laboratory identified
  • 491 isolations of influenza virus were reported

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Report:

NZPHSR - December 2005 (Large file - 1.8MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - December 2005: Mycology Table

NZPHSR - December 2005: Listeria monocytogenes Table

 

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NZPHSR - December 2005 (Large file - 1.8MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - December 2005: Mycology Table

NZPHSR - December 2005: Listeria monocytogenes Table

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