Monthly Surveillance Report - Jul 2003

Tuesday 17th September 2019


Major Surveillance Issues

  • Campylobacteriosis: 1066 cases were notified in July 2003 - the highest ever recorded total for the month of July.
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type b disease (Hib): One laboratory-confirmed case of Hib in a vaccinated infant was notified in July 2003. This brings the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of Hib in children (notified this year to date) to five.
  • Influenza: 243 hospitalisations with a primary diagnosis of influenza were reported in July 2003. Of these, 201 (60%) cases were from Canterbury Health District.
  • Measles: 8 cases were notified in July 2003, bringing the year-to-date total to 34 cases, compared to a total of just 25 notifications during 2002.
  • Meningococcal disease: 84 cases (including three fatalities) were reported in July 2003, bringing the year-to-date total to 314 cases. Incidence rates in July were highest in Hawke's Bay DHB.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Jul 2003

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Monthly National Totals - Jul 2003

Monthly DHB Totals - Jul 2003

Monthly Rolling Totals - Jul 2003

 

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Monthly National Totals - Jul 2003

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