NZPHSR - March 2006

Monday 24th September 2018


Contents & Highlights

1.    Editorial
A new global treaty for the control of communicable disease

2.    Notifiable Disease Surveillance
Significant Increases in Notification Rate
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Shigellosis
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Legionellosis
 
Significant Decreases in Notification Rate
  • Meningococcal Disease
  • Pertussis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Giardiasis

3.    Other Surveillance Reports
2004 antimicrobial resistance data from hospital and community laboratories

4.    Outbreak Surveillance
  • 88 outbreaks (447 cases) notified in this quarter
  • 56 ‘final’ reports (303 cases); 32 ‘interim’ reports (144 cases)
  • 5.4 cases per outbreak on average
  • 1 hospitalisation, no deaths

5.    Outbreak Case Reports
  • Shigella outbreak in Northland linked to contaminated shellfish
  • Salmonella outbreak in the Auckland and Waikato regions
  • Campylobacteriosis outbreak at a Hawke’s Bay school camp

6.    Pathogen Surveillance
  • 331 human and 317 non-human Salmonella isolates confirmed
  • 15 E. coli O157:H7 cases laboratory confirmed
  • 26 respiratory syncytial virus cases reported
  • 5 isolates of Listeria monocytogenes from human cases referred

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Report:

NZPHSR - March 2006 (Large file - 1.7MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - March 2006: Listeria monocytogenes table

 

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NZPHSR - March 2006 (Large file - 1.7MB)

Tables:

NZPHSR - March 2006: Listeria monocytogenes table

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