Monthly Surveillance Report - Dec 2002

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Major Surveillance Issues

  • Campylobacteriosis: Elevated rates of campylobacteriosis were experienced by Wellington and Hutt Health districts during December. Wellington's notifications rose from 79 cases in November to 142 in December, and Hutt's more than doubled from 29 cases in November to 61 in December.
  • Meningococcal disease: 26 cases, including one fatality, were reported in December 2002 (based on data received by the end of January 2003). This brings the provisional year 2002 total to 552 cases, including 19 fatalities.
  • Pertussis: 73 cases of pertussis were notified in December 2002, compared to 65 cases during the same month last year. Neighbouring health districts of Manawatu, Taranaki and Hawkes Bay reported large relative increases in notifications in December.
  • Salmonellosis: 123 cases were notified in December 2002. Of the 116 cases for whom laboratory results were known, 45 (38.8%) were identified as S. Typhimurium 160.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - Dec 2002

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Monthly National Totals - Dec 2002

Monthly Health District Totals - Dec 2002

Monthly Rolling Totals - Dec 2002

 

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Monthly National Totals - Dec 2002

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