Monthly Surveillance Report - Jun 2003

Monday 23rd September 2019


Major Surveillance Issues

  • Haemophilus Influenzae type b disease (Hib): One laboratory confirmed case of Hib in an unvaccinated baby was notified in June 2003. This brings the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of Hib in children (notified this year to date) to four.
  • Listeriosis: 14 cases of listeriosis, including two deaths in persons aged over 60 years, have been notified this year to date.
  • Meningococcal disease: 56 cases (including two fatalities) were reported in June 2003, bringing the year-to-date total to 227 cases. Incidence rates in June were highest in Lakes DHB.
  • Norovirus: Final reports for 16 Norovirus outbreaks accounting for 325 cases were received in June 2003.
  • Pertussis: 63 cases (including 9 hospitalisations) were notified in June 2003, compared to just 26 cases the previous month. Incidence rates in June were highest in Hawke's Bay DHB.
  • Salmonellosis: An unusually high number (5 cases) of the 79 cases notified in June 2003 were identified as S. Montevideo.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Jun 2003

Tables:

Monthly National Totals - Jun 2003

Monthly DHB Totals - Jun 2003

Monthly Rolling Totals - Jun 2003

 

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Monthly National Totals - Jun 2003

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Monthly Rolling Totals - Jun 2003

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