Monthly Surveillance Report - Sep 2002

Friday 20th September 2019


Major Surveillance Issues

  • Campylobacteriosis: 1177 cases were notified in September 2002 - the highest ever recorded total for the month of September.
  • Cryptosporidiosis: 237 cases were notified in September 2000 - the highest monthly total for the year to date. The majority (76%) of cases reported contact with farm animals.
  • Meningococcal disease: 71 cases of meningococcal disease were reported during September 2002. (Updated figures indicate 83 notifications in August up from 67 reported in the last Monthly Surveillance Report.). This brings the year-to-date total to 454 cases, including 14 fatalities. Three deaths were reported in September.
  • Pertussis: 97 cases of pertussis were notified during September 2002, compared to 65 cases during the same month last year. Elevated rates of disease continue throughout many South Island health districts.
  • Salmonellosis: 130 cases of salmonellosis were notified during September 2002. Southland and Otago health districts reported a surge in cases of Salmonella Brandenburg.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Sep 2002

Tables:

Monthly National Totals - Sep 2002

Monthly Health District Totals - Sep 2002

Monthly Rolling Totals - Sep 2002

 

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