Monthly Surveillance Report - Jun 2005

Monday 23rd September 2019


Key Notifiable Disease Trends

  • Cryptosporidiosis: a total of 33 cases of cryptosporidiosis was notified during June 2005 compared to 13 cases notified at the same time last year. Lakes DHB reported the highest number of cases (5). For the previous 12 months, Lakes, Waikato and South Canterbury DHB had the highest current incidence rates of 58.3, 49.1, 47.4 per 100 000 population (56, 156 and 25 cases), respectively.
  • Influenza: during June (weeks 22 – 25), 1349 consultations for influenza-like illness were reported from 79 general practices (on average) in 21 out of 24 health districts.  The average weekly consultation rate for June was 111.4 per 100 000 patient population, compared to a rate of 22.3 per 100 000 patient population during the same month last year.  Eastern Bay of Plenty had the highest consultation rate (414.4 per 100 000), followed by Hawke’s Bay (301.1 per 100 000).
  • Meningococcal disease: based on earliest date available, 25 cases of meningococcal disease were notified during June 2005, of which 22 (88.0%) were laboratory-confirmed. In comparison, 21 cases were notified the previous month, and 27 cases were notified during June 2004. For the previous 12 months, Tairawhiti DHB recorded the highest current rate of 20.5 per 100 000 population (9 cases). Counties Manukau DHB recorded the highest number of cases (44) with a current rate of 11.7 per 100 000 population.
  • Pertussis: 187 cases of pertussis were notified in June 2005, of whom 42 (22.5%) were laboratory confirmed. Pertussis numbers have decreased from the peak in November 2004 with 613 cases. Canterbury DHB had the highest number of cases (58). For the previous 12 months, Southland DHB had the highest incidence rate of 750.9 per 100 000 population (776 cases), compared to a national rate of 114.5 per 100 000 population.
  • Salmonellosis: 96 salmonellosis cases notified in June 2005, compared with 73 cases at the same time last year. Nelson-Marlborough DHB had the highest number of cases (24). For the previous 12 months, Southland DHB had the highest incidence rate of 69.7 per 100 000 population (72 cases), compared to a national rate of 32.2 per 100 000 population.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Jun 2005

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Monthly National Totals - Jun 2005

Monthly DHB Totals - Jun 2005

Monthly Rolling Totals - Jun 2005

 

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