Monthly Surveillance Report - Nov 2003

Monday 23rd September 2019


Key Notifiable Disease Trends

  • Campylobacteriosis: 1473 cases of campylobacteriosis were notified in November 2003, of whom 1418 (96%) were confirmed. This is the highest ever recorded total for the month of November.
  • Dengue: One confirmed case of dengue fever was notified in November 2003, compared to 9 cases during November the previous year.
  • Leptospirosis: 17 cases of leptospirosis were notified in November 2003, of whom 12 were laboratory confirmed.
  • Measles: There were 4 cases notified during November. None has yet been laboratory confirmed.
  • Meningococcal disease: 34 cases of  meningococcal disease were notified during November 2003, of whom 27 (79.4%) were laboratory confirmed. This brings the year-to-date total to 520 cases. In comparison, a total of 31 cases were notified during the same month last year.
  • Pertussis: 58 cases were notified during November 2003, compared to 56 cases the previous month, and 108 cases during November the previous year.
  • Salmonellosis: 87 cases were notified during November 2003, compared to 135 cases during the same month the previous year.
  • Tuberculosis: 40 cases of tuberculosis were notified during November 2003. In comparison, an average of 34 notifications were received each month over the past 12-month period.
  • VTEC: 8 laboratory-confirmed cases of VTEC were reported during November 2003. In comparison, 3 cases were notified during the same month last year. The year-to-date total of 99 notifications already exceeds the 2002 total of 73 notifications.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Nov 2003

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Monthly National Totals - Nov 2003

Monthly DHB Totals - Nov 2003

Monthly Rolling Totals - Nov 2003

 

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Monthly National Totals - Nov 2003

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