Monthly Surveillance Report - Feb 2004

Friday 20th September 2019


Key Notifiable Disease Trends


  • Campylobacteriosis: 1075 cases of campylobacteriosis were notified in February 2004, of whom 1038 (96.6%) were confirmed. Last month 1491 campylobacteriosis cases and last year in the same month 1266 campylobacteriosis cases were notified.
  • Giardiasis: A total of 156 cases was notified in February 2004, compared to 130 cases during the same month the previous year.
  • Legionellosis: 11 cases of legionellosis were notified in February of whom 8 were laboratory confirmed (according to information recorded on EpiSurv). In comparison, 4 cases were notified during February 2003.
  • Measles: During February there were 3 measles notifications, compared to zero cases during February the previous year. There were 13 measles notifications in January 2004. Of the February notifications none have been laboratory-confirmed.
  • Meningococcal disease: Based on earliest date available, 18 cases of meningococcal disease were notified during February 2004, of which 12 (66.7%) were laboratory-confirmed.
  • Pertussis: During February 2004 there were 127 pertussis notifications, compared to 110 cases the previous month, and 48 cases during February the previous year. Of the February notifications 81 (63.7%) cases were laboratory confirmed.
  • Salmonellosis: 98 cases were notified during February 2004, compared to 167 cases during the same month the previous year. In January 2004 there were 141 salmonellosis cases. Among the 123 human cases confirmed by the ESR Enteric Reference Laboratory (ERL) in February, the most frequently identified serotype was S. Typhimurium (68 cases, including 27 cases of S. Typhimurium phage type 160) and S.Infantis (13 cases).
  • VTEC/STEC:  16 VTEC/STEC cases were notified during February 2004. Of these 13 VTEC/STEC cases were confirmed by the ESR Enteric Reference Laboratory (ERL). Fifty percent of February notifications were aged 10 years or less.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Feb 2004

Tables:

Monthly National Totals - Feb 2004

Monthly DHB Totals - Feb 2004

Monthly Rolling Totals - Feb 2004

 

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Feb 2004

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Monthly National Totals - Feb 2004

Monthly DHB Totals - Feb 2004

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